Wedgewood White on Black Gold Cameo Necklace , Jasperware Jewelry
A dainty gold necklace with a white on black ceramic Wedgwood lady's figure resting on a pillar cameo framed in a diamond shaped gold pendant. This item is ready to wear for a night on the town or tea with family during the day; it's a piece that's versatile to wear to a variety of events
Petite gold chain rests lightly around the neck to hold a framed black and white jasperware cameo of a lady leaning, seemingly at rest during a warm day, up . Fine, life-like details make the portrait stand out and its simple colors makes it an easy piece to pair with many accessories.
Wedgewood jasperware is a bisque finished ceramic of fine grained unglazed stoneware which was invented by Josiah Wedgwood in 1775. Wedgwood has historically made this material into lovely accessories and momento pieces featuring decorative designs that were highly influenced by the ancient cultures being studied and rediscovered in the second half of the 1700s. Back then Great Britain was expanding its empire. Many of Wedgwood's jasperware motifs were inspired by the ancient mythologies: Roman, Greek and Egyptian which were very popular then. One can see this in the example of this mid-century chain and pendant on offer by Ibon Antiques.
Take a piece of history with you to any event and enjoy the light feel of this classically appealing jewelry piece.
- 9" (23cm, 230mm) long, including pendant
- 0.45" diameter (1.14cm, 114mm) pendant
- marked 10kg on pendant
- gold chain included with pendant
- In excellent condition
- ready to ship after purchase has been made and paid in full
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