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Modernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings SetModernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings SetModernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings SetModernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings SetModernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings SetModernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings Set

This incredible Modernist necklace and earrings set is handmade using Keum Boo. It's an ancient Korean gilding technique used to bond 24K gold to sterling silver.

The design of the necklace is like nothing you've seen before...a half moon of 925 silver with a flower growing out of the 24K gold foil pot. A faux diamond is one of the buds.

The pendant hangs from hand-hammered wire link silver chain with a freshwater pearl at each side. The necklace measures 3 inches across the pendant by 1 3/4 inches high. It measures 19 inches around, ending with a secure spring ring. The pendant is marked 925 for sterling silver and K24 for pure gold.

The matching earrings for pierced ears are 1-inch circles of silver with a triangle of gold showing through the folded-back silver. Simplicity at its most stunning. One earring back is also marked 925 - K24.

The crafting of this set is so impressive. Keum Boo is a precise, pain-staking technique used in Asian cultures for centuries. It's not for the faint-of-heart silversmith. The person who created this set was truly an artisan. The set is in excellent condition. It weighs 29.5 grams. Circa 1960s.

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Item ID: RL4773


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver / Gold, Size: Necklace 19 inches around by 1 3/4 inches wide - Earrings 1 inch

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Modernist Keum Boo Sterling Silver 24K Gold Necklace - Earrings Set

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