Marcasite (Pyrite), Silver Locket 8759-6190

165.00

This beautiful heart-shape Contemporary locket feature Marcasites (Pyrite) crafted in Silver.

In stock

This beautiful heart-shape Contemporary locket feature Marcasites (Pyrite) crafted in Silver.

Dimensions: H 3.2 x L 2.4 x W 1.4 cm
Weight in grams: 10,1
Condition: New

LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH!

We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news and offers 😎

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Additional information


Additional information


Specifications

This beautiful heart-shape Contemporary locket feature Marcasites (Pyrite) crafted in Silver.

Dimensions: H 3.2 x L 2.4 x W 1.4 cm
Weight in grams: 10,1
Condition: New

Contemporary

Contemporary jewelry can be crafted from many materials, jewelers often use precious metals and stones. This creates a modern variant of classic models of jewelry. Unlike classic jewelry, contemporary pieces are made with the choices of the current times. This gives the jewelry an identity that stands between the popular high-street jewelry and artistically crafted traditional pieces.

To craft contemporary jewelry, you’ll need both professional training and extensive knowledge on the subject. The contemporary style celebrates the artistry of the past in the modern ways of the present.


Marcasite (Pyrite)

Marcasite is an iron sulfide mineral with an orthorhombic crystal structure. It is very brittle and unsuitable for jewelry. What we call “marcasite” in jewelry is actually Pyrite – “fools gold” – that has been faceted to imitate diamonds. Popular from around 1700 onward, marcasite is usually found mounted in silver. Because of its golden yellow color and metallic luster, Marcasite has remained popular in higher quality fashion jewelry. In antique jewelry, marcasite can be distinguished from cut steel faux gems because marcasites are usually bead or prong-set as a gemstone would be and cut steel is riveted.


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.

LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH!

We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news and offers 😎

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

With every purchase we offer


14 days money back guarantee!

We care about your satisfaction. That’s why returns to Binenbaum Antiques & Jewelry are fast & easy! If you are dissatisfied with your online purchase for any reason, you may return it to Binenbaum Antiques & Jewelry within 14 days of the purchase. We will issue a full refund.

Return shopping discount!

If you have purchased any items at Binenbaum Antiques & Jewelry and you are a returning customer you can enjoy within 1 year of the purchase an extra 10% off your next purchase. Discounts may not be combined with any other special offers.

Free shipping!

Delivery charges are complimentary on all orders above €500,- in the EU, Asia, North America, Australia, New Zealand. Free shipping is applied automatically during checkout for all qualifying orders (no promo codes are necessary).

For more information please read our shop-policies.

LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH!

We’d love to keep you updated with our latest news and offers 😎

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

SKU: 8759-6190BS Categories: , Tag: