Presented here is a truly unique Medal Pendant in 18 K solid Gold in two colors – white and yellow – of the Virgin Mary, surrounded by rose cut genuine diamonds. The pendant is estimated to date back to the 1930’s.
The pendant, entirely hand-made, presents the highest achieved excellence and fineness of execution.
It has a lacework gold design on the complex plique-à-jour enameling in 3 colors. To top all this it is made in two colors of gold : white and yellow ( with the French eagle hallmark) and is surrounded by 45 rose cut genuine diamonds ( tested).
The bail is in two colors with diamonds.
The total diamond weight is approximately 2 carats. The Virgin portrait is in High relief with an enamel halo.
Detailed specifications are as follows:
a) It is round with a diameter of 23 mm ( ring and bell not counted)
b) Its net weigh without chain is 4.2 grams. Diamond net weight : approx. 2 carats.
c) It is made using the “Plique-à-jour” technique: Plique-à-jour (French for “letting in daylight”) is a vitreous enameling technique where the enamel is applied in cells, similar to cloisonné, but with no backing in the final product, so light can shine through the transparent or translucent enamel. This is an extremely difficult technique.
d) The pendant is high relief. It is made in France.
e) The chain in the picture is NOT gold, but Gold rolled. It is a New Old Stock item which dates to the early 20th century. It is made by the famous FIX French factory. It has a beautiful and rarely seen design. It is included as a gift in the offer. 50 cm – 20 inches chain.
f) The condition of the whole is PRISTINE
Pictures have been taken so that the beautiful Plique-à-jour effect is well seen.
This extremely rare item, it is also unique and may be considered of museum quality and is highly attractive and extremely well done. In a Pristine it is definitely a unique heirloom.
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Please do not hesitate to ask any question.
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