Antique jewelry object group: pendant
Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Portugal
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Period: ca. 1960
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Source of inspiration: Christianity
Theme: Cross - The cross is one of the most ancient human symbols, and is used by many religions, such as Christianity. It is frequently a representation of the division of the world into four elements (or cardinal points), or alternately as the union of the concepts of divinity, the vertical line, and the world, the horizontal line. (from: Wikipedia)
Material: 19.2K yellow gold (the regular alloy in Portugal)
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Technique: Plique-à-jour, (French for "braid letting in daylight"} is a vitreous enamelling technique where the enamel is applied in cells, similar to cloisonné, but with no backing in the final product, so light can shine through the transparent or translucent enamel. It has a stained-glass like appearance and is considered very challanging technically. (From: Wikipedia)
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Dimensions: height 4,33 cm (1,70 inch), width 2,40 cm (0,94 inch)
Weight: 4,30 gram (2,76 dwt)
Reference Nº: 15003-0118
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