The Adornment of the Huntsman
Hand-forged set for the gentleman with grandeln in gold, around 1960
The rudimentary canine teeth of the red deer, which are considered valuable hunting trophies and the most beautiful jewellery of the hunter's wife or the huntsman himself, are called grandeln. The gold lapel pin here holds two grandeln and the matching cufflinks each hold one of the precious forest treasures. The grandsons are teeth with beautiful dark markings, which apparently come from a stately vielender. The pin and cufflinks present the grandnuts in an elaborate goldsmith's work, set in acorn motifs and set in three-coloured gold. While the oak leaves are made of so-called green gold, an alloy of gold with only silver added, the little hats of the acorns are forged of red gold, a gold alloy with copper added. Classic yellow gold, which contains both silver and copper, forms the basis of the representative set. The set, made in the years around 1960, is wonderfully preserved and found its way to us here in Berlin. It reminded us of Auguste Victoria's large hunting necklace, which Wilhelm II had made by G. Froehlich in Rankestraße in Berlin. A pretty piece of jewellery with the most beautiful grandel, in the long tradition of courtly hunting jewellery.
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