This necklace, combining genuine amber, genuine freshwater pearls and the delicate Bukhara cap (from Usbekistan) reflects the opulence of Russian court jewelry during the 18th and 19th century. During these times fresh water pearls could be found in the rivers of northern Russia and amber, also called “sun stone”, could be found on the shores of the Baltic Sea. Amber (fossilized tree resin) was thought to bring its wearer happiness and good health.
The perfect addition to your 18th – 19th Century wardrobe! This necklace hugs your neck and wears like a dream.
Total length: 47 cm