Micro Mosaic and Silver Grand Tour Italian Pendant.
Dating to the turn of last century c1900 or earlier is this beautiful high quality Micro Mosaic and Sterling Silver Pendant...Hallmarked ITALY and Sterling on the back.
The tiny tesserae are set in a lovely floral design.
Probably collected on a 'Grand Tour' of Italy, it is in a stunning bold Lapis Lazuli blue, decorated with a floral central bouquet in all shades of the rainbow. The pendant is enhanced by silver chains and a small teardrop addition in pastel shades including aqua and rust.
Many of the Mosaic pieces from Italy are set into brass, but this lovely pendant is set into Hallmarked sterling silver. A very arresting quality piece in very good Antique condition.
Measurements are 1 1/4" x 2 1/2". The pendant comes on the original fine link chain with a strong parrot clasp.
The Grand Tour just would not have been complete without one of these beautiful Micro Mosaic jewelry pieces.
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