18k Gold Filigree Hand Painted Etched Glass Memorial Hair Heart Pendant Mourning
Presented is a stunning 18K gold filigree memorial hair pendant with gorgeous
hand-painted and etched glasswork. The piece is beautifully set in a
heart-shaped gold setting with fantastic gold wire work. The centers of the
swirls are intentionally raised to create a 3-dimensional quality to the
filigree. Very high quality work! The center of the pendant contains a lovely
silhouette of a young boy or man in red, hand painted and etched on the
underside of the glass. The back side contains the lock of hair painted down
against the underside of the glass, with a red border and hand painted moth and
shell with very realistic detail. The attached chain is gold filled. The piece
was likely made in Continental Europe in the 1800s, perhaps in Sweden.
guarantee it to be 18K gold. As mentioned above, the attached chain is gold
The condition is excellent. The glass and painting are in fantastic shape.
One side of the heart has a very slight dent to the top, and this is minor.
This can be seen in the first and second photos. There are no breaks, no cracks,
no splits, no other dents, no chips and no repairs.
The necklace measures 26 1/4 inches long.
The weight of the gold pendant is 17.8 grams without the chain. The majority
of this is 18K gold weight.