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Tortoise Shell Pique SET; earrings and pendant

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    Posted 7 years ago

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    Also used as mourning jewelry: Pique.
    This nice set is inlayed with very tiny gold and silver flowers. Very comfortable to wear because it is so light in weight. As always I admire pique just as Micromosaic because the lot of working hours it take to make it.
    And in this case also the skilled handcraftman to make all the tiny little flowers as decoration. Is there any one of the collectors who knows if there are some different directions and/or different time periods in Pique jewels and if yes please tell us !

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    1. papa papa, 7 years ago
      Are those tortoiseshell inlaid with gold and silver wire? Looks real nice to me.
    2. Agram.m Agram.m, 7 years ago
      Yes indeed, real gold and silver wire. Thanks for your interest!

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