Finely made, with a delicate look yet full-sized profile, this Edwardian pendant epitomizes the feminine and romantic designs of the Belle Epoque. Curvy and soft shapes define its sterling silver silhouette, elevated by the glitter of tiny inset paste stones throughout while the graceful bow at the center, adds a classical Edwardian charm. A larger royal purple paste stone plays a note of contrast and leads your eye down to the singular drop at the bottom that sways gently.
Laying flush and smooth when worn its design is airy feeling but its shimmering effect is eye-catching. This piece is fresh looking and must have been tucked away and well. Taken care of, or worn infrequently. The silver setting has a bright patina with very little surface wear and no dents or misshapen spots.The stones are in place and original, there are no chips, very little surface wear and the faceting is crisp and refractive. There are no irregularities to the setting or signs of solder or repair and the piece has a firm shape. Material Tests for sterling silver, glass. The Edwardian period also known as the. Or beautiful era from 1901 - 1910 was chiefly characterized by elegant, monochromatic designs in platinum, white gold, and silver, fitted with sparkling gemstones or glass. This was a time of affluence and progress for much of the world. As the Victorian era faded, traditionally-minded designers crafted pieces that felt as classic as Victorian jewelry but had a lighter feel and often ethereal look.
Designs like the négligée necklace - asymmetrical and delicate - became popular. Period pieces refer to those pieces that feel quintessentially of a certain era or movement.
These pieces include the typical design elements associated with that period for a classic look. Period pieces are emblematic of culture and trends at the time. _gsrx_vers_1251 GS 8.2.1 (1251). The item "Antique Victorian Edwardian Belle Epoque Sterling Silver Paste Glass Bow Pendant" is in sale since Friday, January 1, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States.