One-of-a-Kind Antiquities Necklace with Italian Micro Mosaic Pendant

N-U11510-MZ

Regular price $6,750.00

Gurhan is an avid collector of antiquities and antiques: roman coins, byzantine crosses, lava cameos, micro mosaics, viking bronzes and Japanese satsumas are among the many items transforms into jewelry.
"Collecting remnants of the past and recreating their future has been an obsession for me since my earliest days as a goldsmith. Nothing gives me more pleasure than to capture a piece of history and imagine the past lives that were touched by it. To then give that object a new life as jewelry is my way of honoring the past."
- Gurhan

Main Details

SKU: N-U11510-MZ

One of a Kind

Lovingly handcrafted in our workshop in Istanbul by artisans personally trained by Gurhan

Stone Details

Primary Stone: Mosaic

  • Weight: 7gm
  • Shape: Kite
  • Cut: Inlaid
  • Color: Multi-colored
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Provenance/Details: Handcrafted vintage micro mosaic composed of little bricks called tesserae, with floral design, 38x25mm.

All of our stones are ethically sourced in accordance with the standards set by the Kimberly Process

Metal Details

  • Bale: 22k Gold
  • Bezel: 24k Gold
  • Chain: 24k Gold
  • Clasp: 18k Gold

As dedicated advocates of responsible sourcing, we strive to use recycled gold whenever we can. Our supplier certifies its sources so you can share our confidence in purchasing sustainable, responsible gold.

Feature Details

  • Bale: Detachable bale
  • Stone Setting: Bezel, closed back
  • Chain: Medium chain
  • Clasp: Small Lobster clasp

Dimensions

  • Length: 16-18 inches
  • Pendant: 55.5x30mm

Other Details

  • Construction: Hollow

Pure gold is a soft, malleable metal and so Just like the ancient goldsmiths who used grains, sand and wood to provide structural integrity to their pieces, Gurhan uses today's versions of these substances to enable the hollow forms, like balls and lentils, ring shanks and large links, to retain their intended shapes. If a piece is made with either air or an organic filler inside, we denote it as “hollow“ so that you always know what you are buying. See our Quality Standards.


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