Ref 1983

Ref 1983
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Ref 1983
£900.00

Availability: SOLD


  • Rough cut faceted peridot nuggets (18 mm x 6.7 mm deep);

  • Interspersed with vintage, handmade, traditional Afghan vermeil plaques, inlaid with carnelian cabochons (28 mm x 18 mm x 9 mm, including cabochons)

  • Vintage (now rare) handmade Afghan traditional 18 ct gold gadrooned, melon beads, made of gold on hardened resin (13.5 mm);

  • The Afghani have been crafting gold for centuries; When Alexander the Great came to Afghanistan in 330 BC, his people brought many skills, one of which was working in gold; Like the Romans, centuries later, a yellow, 18 ct gold was used; But one of the techniques was to take sheet gold and work it onto hardened resin and then decorate it accordingly; This handiwork and yellow gold colour give the necklace warmth and character and complements the gems.

  • 14 ct gold toggle clasp;

  • Length 42 cm.