Rose and yellow gold pendant with fine pearls “Sidonie”
unique piece, 1 item available
This new TransfÓ or transformation by ÓNÍSÌ PARIS is an antique two-branched pendant transformed into a single-branch pendant. A sublime piece from the nineteenth century, Bonaparte era, in 18-carat yellow and rose gold decorated with filigree arabesque motifs, chiseled gold plant motifs around the edges, and two ovoid ball-shaped tassels for the middle one and round for the one below. The bail holds a fine pearl while the top of the pendant features a row of 3 fine pearls. Note that the central ball has a slight indentation. A sumptuous and elegant piece, a testament to unparalleled and bygone craftsmanship.
Dimensions: 5cm without bail, 4.3cm without. 1.5cm wide
750 gold hallmark (affixed to the bail by our jeweller, who made the transformation of the pendant)
This unique piece had a previous life in France.
The story: the “Bonaparte” era jewelry refers to jewelry from the end of the nineteenth century characterized by the recurrence of certain distinctive motifs among which : yellow and rose gold, the chiseling of gold in scrolls or arabesques, the engraving of plant motifs and fine pearls. Empress Eugénie, wife of Napoleon III, was particularly fond of pearls and can be found in many jewellery of the time, including pendants, medallions, rings and sleeper earrings.