We have similar Quartz and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing description by: Dayna M. Markings : "925" on the back of the pendant, tested, and guaranteed.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.
Stone cuts : teardrop faceted rose quartz, marquise faceted cut quartz. Bale width: 13.25 mm length, 7.59 mm width. Handmade during the Art Deco era. 925 sterling silver into a geometric shape. The pendant features a large teardrop rose quartz stone in a bezel setting.Above the stone is a white quartz stone also in a bezel setting, with a swirl cut-out square above. The pendant is completed with a standard bale for secure wear on chains and necklaces. Tarnish on the silver gives the pendant an antique feel we believe is quite lovely. Tarnish can be removed using a polishing cloth if so desired. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era. A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specially cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would usually take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. Also known as the heart stone, rose quartz displays a soft pink hue with wispy, cloud-like striations. Rose quartz has been dated back to the ancient Romans, Egyptians and Greeks, who often used it as a gift to symbolize love and to prevent aging. The stone can be found in regions all over the globe and is used in jewelry in tons of different cultures. Quartz is the second most abundant mineral found in the Earths crust. The name is derived from the German term quarz and originated from the Slavic word meaning hard. It is known to be one of the hardest minerals on earth which is why it has been historically utilized in making jewelry. Quartz gemstones are hard, durable and extremely attractive. The stones can come in a variety of colors and hues.
Quartz is an inexpensive mineral, while some varieties can be extremely rare, most varieties and sizes are commonly available. It has been used for centuries in the creation of jewelry and other ornamental objects. Quartz is an extremely versatile material that can be cut and carved into many shapes and sizes which has made it an asset historical and antique jewelry. Today, quartz is one of the most important gemstones in the colored stone trade and in jewelry making. The item "Antique Vintage Art Deco 925 Sterling Silver Rose Quartz Necklace Pendant 16.5 g" is in sale since Saturday, October 30, 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.