Moon & Shamrock Clover Micro Mosaic Necklace, Blue Topaz, Brass, Italy, Antique Grand Tour Souvenir. For your consideration is this beautiful redesigned festoon necklace. The antique elements consist of all the micro mosaics; they date from the early 1900s.I have added a lovely brass link chain with a vintage clasp. The tiny faceted blue topaz rondelles are hand-wrapped in 14 karat gold filled wire have been added so this gorgeous little necklace can be worn today. Necklace measures 22.5 in length. The pendant measures 1 in diameter. A brief history of micro mosaic jewelry. Wearing micro mosaic jewelry became popular during the Grand Tour period (17th - 19th Century). Members of rich European families would travel around Europe, taking in the sights and cultures of different countries. Italy was a very popular tourist spot as it had a long and prestigious history in arts and culture - a favorite subject in aristocratic circles. It was also a famous glass producer, and Italian craftsmen quickly turned their glass making skills to making stunning miniature micro mosaic pictures for their rich visitors. Flowers were a very popular subject. The item "Moon & Shamrock Clover Micro Mosaic Necklace, Blue Topaz, Brass, Italy, Antique" is in sale since Wednesday, March 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "newmancrewman73" and is located in Sedona, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.