Color: semi-translucent deep orange hues with natural lighter and darker orange inclusions. Stone Treatment: The stone(s) appear to be untreated, but we are not certified gemologists. Stone(s) have been tested and guaranteed using a professional Presidium Duo refractive, heat, and hardness tester. Chain width: 4.54 mm. Pendant measurements : 2.13" length, 1.16" width.
Handmade during the Art Nouveau era. Beautiful cabochon Baltic amber stone rests in a bezel setting.
Elegant curling leaf and floral adorn the top of the stone, a classic Nouveau design. When worn, the pendant rests against the bustline on most people. Tarnish on some areas of the sterling silver gives the necklace a lovely antique quality.
The price has been reduced to reflect this. This listing is for the item only. This was very true due to the gorgeous designs that came out of this period.
This era focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often large. Enamel was a common material used in Art Nouveau jewelry as the period was more about the importance of the design over the materials used to create it.
The Art Nouveau period happened before the start of the first World War, when mass manufacturing took over the production. Of many products, including some jewelry.Baltic amber is found only in northern Europe and accounts for much of the known amber in the world. Amber is an organic fossilized resin that is formed when sap exudes from pine trees and hardens over many years. It typically contains an internal matrix of materials, including water or gas bubbles, organic plant matter, or even insects. Baltic amber specifically comes from sap that is 35 to 50 million years old and came from trees that are now covered by the Baltic Sea. It has been used since ancient times to create jewelry and decorative ornaments, and has long been used in folk medicine for its healing properties.
The item "Antique Vintage Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Baltic Amber Foliate Necklace 22.2g" is in sale since Saturday, October 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.