Fraud Blocker
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Enamel, Silver-Gilt Earrings 8920-1274

 495,00 VAT incl. (where applicable)

These exquisite vintage stud marguerite flowers, crafted in 925 silver-gilt by Georg Jensen of Denmark circa 1970, are an homage to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. Adorned with exquisite enamel detailing, these timeless earrings will make a beautiful addition to any jewelry collection.

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Details: enamel, silver-gilt Earrings.
Dispatches from a small business in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Dimensions: 11.5 x 11.5 mm.
Weight in grams: 2.8.
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear.

Design Area

Area Information

Vintage jewelry refers to jewelry that was produced a certain number of years ago, typically at least 20 years or more. It is often characterized by its unique style, craftsmanship, and use of materials that are no longer in production or are hard to find.

Vintage jewelry can be made from a wide variety of materials, including gold, silver, platinum, and diamonds, as well as less precious materials such as costume jewelry or Bakelite. It can be influenced by a variety of styles and movements, including Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Retro.

One of the key features of vintage jewelry is its uniqueness and individuality. Unlike modern jewelry, which is often mass-produced, vintage jewelry is often one-of-a-kind or part of a limited production run. This makes it highly collectible and sought after by collectors and vintage enthusiasts.

Vintage jewelry is often associated with a sense of history and nostalgia, and it can be a way to connect with the past and appreciate the craftsmanship and artistry of earlier periods. It is highly collectible and can be found at vintage stores, antique shops, and online marketplaces.

Materials

Material Information

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 cloisonnΓ© 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.

silver-gilt

Silver-gilt objects are made by applying a thin layer of gold to the surface of the silver using a variety of techniques such as gilding, electroplating, or rolling. The gold layer is typically very thin, ranging from a few micrometers to a few hundred micrometers in thickness. The gold layer is applied to the surface of the silver to give the appearance of solid gold, but the underlying silver is still visible.

The process of creating silver-gilt objects requires a high level of skill and attention to detail. The gold layer must be applied evenly and smoothly, without any defects or blemishes. The silver-gilt object is then polished to give it a smooth, shiny finish.

Silver-gilt objects have been used for centuries as a way to add value and beauty to items made of silver. They are often used in the production of fine jewelry, decorative objects, and religious or ceremonial items. In addition to their aesthetic appeal, silver-gilt objects are also highly prized for their durability and resistance to tarnish.

Dimensions

11.5 x 11.5 mm

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Weight (in grams)

2.8

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