Stunning Silver Necklace
Uzbekistan, Central Asia
Pendant Dimensions: 3" high by 3" wide by 0.25" deep
Necklace Dimensions: 24" circumference, includes clasp
Silver, gold, turquoise, and coral.
Utilizes damascene technique which is the fine art of inlaying different metals into one another - typically 18 or 24K gold or silver into a dark oxidized steel background. The central element is a peacock - in the Islamic world, the peacock represents the cosmos and its ocellated wings are the stars. Museum Quality.