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Donna Rutherford, Half Moon Bay CA   

Rare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art DecoRare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art DecoRare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art DecoRare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art DecoRare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art DecoRare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art Deco

In 20 years of dealing in antique jewelry, this is the first piece like this I have come across. There are beautiful fire opals that are set micromosaic style. The figure is a lovely young woman with a hat and long curls.

The jeweler who made her did a superb job with the opals. When you run your finger over the top it is completely smooth. I am unsure how he was able to achieve this. The onyx is completely black and sanded perfectly smooth on both sides.

The onyx is set with a nice deep and safe tested 14K yellow gold bezel. There is a nice size O ring which will easily take a gold chain or an antique ribbon.

The piece dangles 1 3/4" from the top of the O ring and is 1/2" across. It weighs 4.3 grams.

Mint condition with no apologies to be made.

Circa 1920 sitting right on the Art Deco / Edwardian period.

Purchased in Italy and is European in Origin.

Questions are always welcome and encouraged.

Item ID: JOY1737


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Fire Opals Black Onyx, Size: 1 3/4"

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Rare Fire Opal and Black Onyx Figural Pendant ~ Necklace with Gold Bezel ~ Vintage Art Deco

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Donna Rutherford
Half Moon Bay
CA
  

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