Pearl Princess

Vintage Pearl Necklace On Antique Biedermeier Clasp, Circa 1840 & 2nd Half Of 20th C.


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Vintage Pearl Necklace On Antique Biedermeier Clasp, Circa 1840 & 2nd Half Of 20th C.
Vintage Pearl Necklace On Antique Biedermeier Clasp, Circa 1840 & 2nd Half Of 20th C.
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The clasp, which holds two strands of large cultured pearls together, comes from the distant Biedermeier era. Created around 1840, it shows the typical formal language of the era, with voluminous curves borrowed from the Baroque. This is known as foam gold, because thin sheets of gold were driven into shape over molds and then stabilized with resin or similar filling materials. This makes them particularly light. The loop shape resulting from the reddish foam gold is lined with turquoise in silver settings. In later times, the cultured pearls were mounted on the antique clasp. The large pearls probably date from the second half of the 20th century. In fact, there were no cultured pearls much earlier either: although the Japanese entrepreneur Mikimoto invented a method of growing full-round pearls as early as the end of the 19th century, his pearl farming business did not become commercially viable until the 1920s. From there, however, there was no stopping him. By the middle of the 20th century, a beautiful cultured pearl necklace was already part of every well-stocked jewelry box. In the Biedermeier era, on the other hand, when only natural pearls were available, only high-ranking aristocrats would have been able to afford such a pearl necklace, and would also have had to collect the pearls over many years. The necklace has a so-called princess length. This classic length can be worn with high as well as lower necklines and is considered appropriate for all affairs. However, the two rows still give the necklace a slightly opulent look, which is also wonderfully complemented by the antique clasp. A classic and with its clasp unique piece of jewelry that will be able to accompany you on many occasions!
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Vintage Pearl Necklace On Antique Biedermeier Clasp, Circa 1840 & 2nd Half Of 20th C.
Pearl Princess
€ 1,290.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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