TY Lee aka TYL, T. Added Italy 925 marked gold plated sterling silver 16.5 chain necklace- weight: 1 gram.NOTE: I visited my favorite local jewelry store (Morris Jewelers located in Bowling Green, Kentucky) to have the pendant inspected. I thought the gemstone was amethyst, but they informed me it was a lab created Alexandrite. PLEASE NOTE: The photographs give the illusion the jewelry looks larger than it is; this is to show you the detail you could not see without a magnifying glass.
Please look at ALL photographs postedthere is always one or two photos with ruler measurements in every listing created to give you an accurate indication of size. Also, the photographs posted are shot from the actual item no stock photos. The colors may vary just slightly due to light vs. Shadow effect of the flash.
The items weighed on the scale are in grams. The kshi-do (a latticed door) has existed since ancient times in Japanese temples and has long been used to divide the exterior and interior living areas and gardens as well as room dividers.
As you can read from above, the bale is marked with TYL, 14K and. 7443 is the item identification numberall of TY Lees jewelry is marked this waya true original piece of jewelry!!!!!!! Prominent jewelry store in Hong Kong. And were number 1 on a list of 9 jewelers that American Military personnel were authorized to.Shop during WWII and post WWII in Hong Kong and Korea. Their designs were absolutely beautiful. Unfortunately, the stores do not exist today. Normally TY Lee created jewelry with very high quality untreated jadeite or opal cabochons as well as natural pearls. As you see here, we have a.
Synthetic Alexandrite as our gemstone. A previous owner must have changed the original.
To Alexandrite possibly a June Birthday present? Alexandrite is securely set in a 14k gold prong setting.In white light the stone has an interchanging deep purple and blue color. Under yellow light the stone takes on a pink hue. Here are some Alexandrite Fun Facts. In order for Alexandrite to form in nature on its own, chromium must combine with beryllium and aluminum. Chromium in itself is a rare element.
True Alexandrites are difficult to come by making them very valuable and rare. So rare, in fact, natural Alexandrite is rarer than Diamonds and costlier than Emerald, Ruby, and Sapphire.
Alexandrite appears to be a blueish-green in natural sunlight and shows up reddish-purple when under artificial light. Not only does Alexandrite change colors, but in extremely rare cases it can also exhibit.
Alexandrite is the birthstone for June is the gemstone that represents the 55th wedding anniversary. The gemstone is considered to bring love, good luck and fortune.Since it is considered to be a gemstone that promotes romance, it is used in engagement rings. An 8.5 on Mohs' hardness scale, Alexandrites are hard, tough, and durable enough for daily wear. Metaphysicians say Alexandrite crystals may be used to help one return to the origin of time and to connect with the beginning of ones development. Info obtained from Burkes Fine Jewelers.
This amazedly rare estate piece. A definite piece of beauty to own; a piece with history and a very eccentric design with tremendous color! Thanks for looking and have a great day!
INFO FOR BUYERSnot very exciting to read, but just in case you need to know. If you need more time, please contact me. Information as to the origin or authenticity of items is searched. The most accurate description is in the pictures, so please review them carefully. Unless otherwise noted, everything I sell is vintage, antique, used, secondhand, and will have fair wear.
All items are packaged carefully to the extent required for each item. I hate having to charge it, you hate having to pay it.Please contact me immediately if there is a problem to receive proper instruction for return. Each jewelry box comes equipped with a 3M Anti-Tarnish Paper Tab measuring 1x1. The strips will protect silver, nickel, copper, bronze, brass, gold, and pewter for up to 6 months depending on the frequency and amount of exposure to air. One tab can last up to one year in a sealed airtight environment.
Safe to use, these paper tabs are non-toxic and do not emit any chemical residues. The item "TY LEE PURPLE SYNTHETIC ALEXANDRITE GOLD PENDANT JAPANESE DETAIL SIGNED TYL 14K" is in sale since Monday, August 27, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mishambrosia" and is located in Alvaton, Kentucky.This item can be shipped worldwide.