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Object description :

"Gold And Amber Pendant."
This pendant is set with an amber cabochon mounted on gold. The bail is attached by two small stylized leaves attached to the sides of the medallion. This attractive jewel offers the eye a beautiful harmony between the honey color of amber and the yellow of gold. Amber is a yellow colored resin, which has mineralized over time. According to legend, the tears of the sisters of Phaeton (the son of Helios, the sun), who mourned their brother condemned by Zeus, falling into the sea, created golden amber. This one was supposed to have magical powers. Its virtues are numerous and very general, it is said to be effective against misfortune, that it serves to purify the body and helps it fight many diseases. It is also the symbol of eternal youth, the women of Ancient Rome wore it in hand jewelry. Period first half of the 20th century. Dimensions with the bail 3.7 cm Dimensions of the cabochon 2.3 cm x 1.7 cm.
Price: 380 €
Period: 20th century
Style: Other Style
Condition: Good condition

Reference: 727564
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Gold And Amber Pendant.
06 73 39 10 31

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