Antique Vintage Deco Style 14k Gold Greek Drachma Alexander Vergina Coin Pendant
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Age Circa: Vintage Art Deco Style. Markings : "14k" and an unidentified maker's mark (GC) on the bale, Tested, and Guaranteed. Metal Type: 14k Yellow Gold, Copper Coin. Item Measurements: The pendant measures 1.65" in length and 1.2" wide. Notable Features: This pendant was handmade in the vintage Art Deco style. Composed of 14k yellow gold, the pendant features a large Greek drachma coin made out of copper. The drachma coin is made out of copper with small amounts of aluminum and nickel. It bears the image of Alexander the Great on its face and the Vergina Sun imagery on the back. The inscription around the face of the coin reads. Which can be translated as "Alexander the Great, Macedonian Kingdom, " while the back bears the inscription.
The coin is kept secure in an 14k yellow gold prong setting which is surrounded by a wide border of yellow gold. A yellow gold standard bale completes the piece, allowing it to be strung on a variety of necklaces and chains. A lovely tribute to the souvenir jewelry brought on Grand Tour during the Art Deco era, this pendant would make a valuable addition to any jewelry collection, as well as an excellent gift for any coin collector.
Don't miss your chance to become a part of this pendant's history. This listing is for the item only. The Art Deco era is famous for being the "Gatsby" or "Roaring Twenties" era.
A lot of gorgeous and timeless designs in jewelry came out of this period. Jewelry from this period was most often crafted between 1920 and 1940. Art Deco jewelry sometimes featured white gold or platinum, geometric designs, European cut diamonds, filigree, and calibre cut stones that are specifically cut to fit the design of the piece. During the Art Deco period jewelers often made jewelry upon custom order, this would often take weeks to months to completely craft by hand. The Grand Tour was a popular vacation during the Georgian and Victorian eras. This vacation was generally between two and four years long, and it allowed wealthy people the opportunity to study different cultures, architecture, and art. The item "Antique Vintage Deco Style 14k Gold Greek Drachma Alexander Vergina Coin Pendant" is in sale since Sunday, June 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Turks and caicos islands, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Jordan, Luxembourg, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Metal #2: Copper Coin
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Greece
- Style: Pendant
- Metal Purity: 14k
- Brand: GC
- Metal: Yellow Gold