Enamel, Porcelain, Silver Box 0841EES

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This beautiful Vintage box feature Enamel and Porcelain crafted in 925′ Sterling Silver.
Portugal

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This beautiful Vintage box feature Enamel and Porcelain crafted in 925′ Sterling Silver.
Portugal

Dimensions: H:3.4 cm W: 5 cm
Weight in grams: 70
Condition: Excellent condition – barely used with minimal signs of wear

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Specifications

This beautiful Vintage box feature Enamel and Porcelain crafted in 925′ Sterling Silver.
Portugal

Dimensions: H:3.4 cm W: 5 cm
Weight in grams: 70
Condition: Excellent condition – barely used with minimal signs of wear

Vintage

Vintage jewelry is jewelry which is not old enough to be considered antique (100 years old or older), yet not modern or contemporary, it includes jewelry that were constructed and worn during the Art Deco, Retro, and Mid-Century periods.


Silver

Silver is a white metallic element, harder than gold, softer than copper and second only to gold in malleability and ductility. Represented on the Periodic Table of the Elements by the symbol Ag, silver is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. Silver is considered one of the noble metals because of it is excellent resistance to oxidation. Historically, silver has played a prominent role in the production of jewelry an objets d’art and is usually alloyed with another metal to harden it enough to maintain the desired shape and details imparted to it.


Enamel

Enameling is a decoration technique in which a glass of certain composition is fused to the surrounding or under laying metal. Although the exact origins are unknown, the art of enamelling has been practiced since ancient times. The favor of adorning jewelry with bright colors has always existed and the use of glass created colors which nature – in the form of gemstones – could not provide for in ancient times. Excavations on Cyprus – in the Mediterranean – in the 1950’s brought cloisonné enameled jewelry to the surface which dates from the 13th and 11th century BC. These are, to date, the earliest enameled items found in this particular technique.


Porcelain

Porcelain is a ceramic material which has specific properties – such as hardness, heat resistance, translucancy and toughness – that makes it very suitable for tableware and jewelry. In jewelry the porcelain pieces were/are painted and glazed and set in brooches, earrings and necklaces. Porcelain served as a popular “canvas” for miniature portrait painting in the 19th century.

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