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Glass Silver Claret Jug Jug 1340-1776

 1.695,00 VAT incl. (where applicable)

This stunning Edwardian claret jug is made of cut glass and is crafted in 925 silver. It was made by Aldwinckle & Slater in London in 1910. A claret jug is a type of jug or decanter used to serve wine, typically red wine.

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Details: cut Glass, Silver Jug *.
Dimensions: 26 x 12 cm..
Weight in grams: 802.
Condition: Excellent condition – barely used with minimal signs of wear.

Shipping and Pickup: This stunning piece ships from our store located in the center of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We offer both registered shipping and local pickup at our store. In the case of local pickup, any applicable shipping costs will be refunded.

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Design Era

Design & Historical Context

The Edwardian period, which began in 1901 with the death of Queen Victoria and the ascension of her son King Edward, was a time of opulence and extravagance. This was reflected in the jewelry of the time, which often featured expensive gems such as diamonds, emeralds, and rubies in intricate and ornate designs. The jewelry of the Edwardian period was characterized by its delicate and feminine aesthetic, with a focus on intricate details and intricate metalwork. Many of the pieces from this period were inspired by the Art Nouveau movement, which favored natural and organic forms, as well as the Rococo style, which was characterized by elaborate and ornate decorative elements. Overall, the Edwardian period was a time of great creativity and innovation in the world of jewelry, and many of the pieces produced during this time are still highly prized and collected today.

Key Materials

Materials & Craftsmanship

Glass

Glass is a transparent, amorphous (non-crystalline) solid material that is made from silica (silicon dioxide) and other additives. It has a wide range of practical, technological, and decorative uses, including window panes, tableware, and optoelectronics.

There are many different types of glass, but the most common and familiar type is soda-lime glass, which is made from approximately 75% silicon dioxide (SiO2), sodium oxide (Na2O), calcium oxide (CaO), and minor additives. Soda-lime glass is used to make ordinary glazing and container glass, and it is known for its clarity and durability.

Pure silica can be used to make a very clear and durable quartz glass, but it is more difficult to work with due to its high melting temperature. Other types of glass, such as borosilicate glass and tempered glass, are made with different additives and manufacturing processes to improve their properties for specific applications.

Glass has a long history of use, dating back to ancient civilizations. It is a versatile and widely used material that has played a significant role in the development of modern society.

Silver

Silver is a white metallic element that is known for its excellent conductivity of heat and electricity. It is represented on the periodic table of elements by the symbol Ag, and it is a member of the noble metals, which are known for their excellent resistance to oxidation.

Silver is a relatively soft metal, with a hardness that is intermediate between gold and copper. It is more malleable and ductile than gold, which means that it can be easily shaped and molded into various forms. However, it is not as hard as copper, which means that it is more prone to scratches and other types of damage.

Because of its softness, silver is usually alloyed with another metal to harden it enough to maintain the desired shape and details when it is used in jewelry and other decorative objects. This helps to give it the necessary strength and durability for use in these types of applications.

Throughout history, silver has played a prominent role in the production of jewelry and objets d'art. It is prized for its beauty and versatility, and it is often used in a wide variety of different types of jewelry, including rings, earrings, pendants, and bracelets. It is also used in decorative objects, such as candlesticks, vases, and other decorative items.

Dimensions

26 x 12 cm.

Weight (in grams)

802

Condition

Enhance the Beauty of Your Jewelry with Proper Care

Wearing your jewelry is a special way to express yourself and add a touch of personal style to any look. However, to ensure your jewelry remains in pristine condition, there are a few simple steps you need to take to keep it looking its best.

General Care Instructions:

Remove jewelry when showering or bathing, especially when at the beach, in the sea or in chlorinated water.
Avoid wearing jewelry while doing physical work such as housekeeping, gardening or exercise.
Storing your jewelry in a dry and cool place will help protect it from moisture, dirt and dust.
Keeping it away from harsh chemicals such as bleach, ammonia and chlorine will help to avoid discoloration and damage.
Cleaning your jewelry regularly with a soft cloth will help to keep it looking shiny and new.
Avoid exposing your jewelry to extreme temperatures, such as leaving it in direct sunlight or near a heater, as this can cause damage.
Handle your jewelry carefully and avoid dropping it, as this can cause the stones to loosen or the metals to scratch.
Finally, if possible, have your jewelry professionally checked and serviced. This will ensure that any potential problems are spotted and fixed before they become worse.

By following these tips, you can enjoy your precious jewelry for many years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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