Top of the ring measures roughly 14 mm diameter. Ring height is 5 mm.The back of the ring is stamped 925 for sterling silver. Please zoom and examine all photos for additional details and condition. A brief history of micro mosaic jewelry. Micro mosaic jewelry became popular during the European Grand Tour period (17th-19th Century).
Members of wealthy families would travel around Europe taking in the sights and cultures of several different countries. Italy was a very popular tourist spot as it had a long and prestigious history in arts and culture - a favorite subject in aristocratic circles. It was also a famous glass producer, and Italian craftsmen quickly turned their glass making skills to making stunning miniature micro mosaic pictures for their rich visitors. Flowers, birds and architecture were a very popular subjects. Each piece of tesserae (little hand-pulled glass tiles) was hand cut by the artist and painstakingly set in place.No two micro mosaic pieces are the same. First, thank you for your interest in our shop and the beautiful art of micro mosaics. People ask if this is the best price for a given item. We list at the lowest price possible so buyers are getting the best value. We prefer not to artificially inflate prices only to dicker down.
So when you ask if this is the best price? To qualify, all your orders must be placed at the exact same time. The item "Antique Italian Dove Bird Micro Mosaic Statement Ring in Sterling Silver 6" is in sale since Tuesday, November 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Rings". The seller is "micromosaicjewelry" and is located in Washougal, Washington.
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