Austro-Hungarian Renaissance Revival Pearl and Gemstone Swan Silver Pendant
One Austro-Hungarian Renaissance Revival Pearl and Gemstone Swan Silver Pendant. Featuring four pearls. Accented by nine rose cut garnets with a total weight of approximately 1.00 carat and five mixed cut emeralds with a total weight of approximately 0.65 carat. Crafted in silver. Most likely of Austro-Hungarian origin with effaced hallmarks. Circa 1870. The pendant 1 ⅝ inches in length by 1 ⅛ inches in width.
About this Item: Step back in time with this Austro-Hungarian Renaissance revival swan pendant, an exquisite artifact that harks back to an era of grandeur and artistic revival. The Renaissance revival style was highly fashionable in mid 19th century Austro-Hungaria under the thrall of the Habsburg Dynasty. Inspired by jewelry worn in Renaissance paintings, artisans created jewels such as this pendant. Crafted in intricate silver, this pendant is a portal to a time when elegance knew no boundaries, and every piece was a canvas for opulent artistry. Adorned with four luminous pearls, this pendant shimmers with a regal aura, symbolizing the purity of timeless love. Like a symphony of colors, nine rose cut garnets and five emeralds bring their brilliance to the composition, each one a gemstone note in the intricate melody of design. Circa 1870, this pendant is poised to grace new chapters in the narrative of elegance, sophistication, and enduring beauty. It's truly a treasure from a time when art and love were intertwined, waiting to tell new stories and enchant new hearts.