We have similar Quartz and Art Deco items, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. Listing Description by: Cait P.Age Circa : Art Deco C. Gram Weight : 9.7 grams. 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.
Length, including the bale: 1.45. Bale measurements: 8.45 mm long by 6.55 mm wide. Handmade during the Art Deco era. Features a large quartz stones which displays natural inclusions from the stone that it was mined from.
Surrounding the stone are curling leaf and vine motifs as well as grape cluster accents. Completed with standard bale, allowing the pendant to be worn on a variety of antique chains and necklaces.
Tarnish on the sterling silver gives this piece an antique quality which we believe is quite lovely. 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. 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 Quartz Grape Cluster Pendant 9.7g" is in sale since Saturday, July 25, 2020.
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.