Complete with a hoop bale for secure wear on chains and necklaces. The tarnish on the sliver 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 Mid-Century era, 1935 to 1965, encompassed many new styles of art and architecture and this carried over to jewelry making.This exciting time for jewelry saw movements such as Hollywood Regency, Modernism, Brutalism, and the Atomic Age. Native American artisans were also making their mark in the jewelry industry.
Artisans used many kinds of metals, gemstones, glass, and experimented with ceramic and wood as well. This era was filled with new and innovative designs, while also rejuvenating and reinventing older styles. The unique jewelry which emerged from this era is still very popular today. 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. Amethysts are a semi-precious variety of quartz that are valued for their varying shades of translucent purple hues.The purple color is derived from iron and other trace element deposits. Throughout antiquity, amethysts were used in religious and royal jewelry, and were considered as valuable as rubies, emeralds, and even sapphires. During the Art Deco and Art Nouveau eras, moonstone jewelry was popularized by designers such as Tiffany and René Lalique.
The Romans believed that moonstones were created by the gods from solidified rays of the moon due to the opalescent hue that it gives off that reminds the viewer of the moon peering through a thin layer of clouds. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in this country: US.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
1935 - 1965