Fatimid Lapis Crescent Beaded Pendant Necklace

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Item # 80055146
Price: 165$165.00
Member Price: 148.5$148.50
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Description

An intricate gold and glass centerpiece (11th century) attributed to Syria lends its crescent motif to our striking beaded necklace. The original boasts a staff bearing a smaller crescent; granulated, scrolling forms; and a pair of confronting birds—popular in jewelry crafted during the Fatimid dynasty (909–1171)—one of which still maintains its luxurious blue cloisonné enamel, a luxury item in the Byzantine world that may have been exported to Syria and Egypt. Our modern design refines this ornate object in the Museum's holdings, and reinterprets the blue glass with rich lapis.

An intricate gold and glass centerpiece (11th century) attributed to Syria lends its crescent motif to our striking beaded necklace. The original boasts a staff bearing a smaller crescent; granulated, scrolling forms; and a pair of confronting birds—popular in jewelry crafted during the Fatimid dynasty (909–1171)—one of which still maintains its luxurious blue cloisonné enamel, a luxury item in the Byzantine world that may have been exported to Syria and Egypt. Our modern design refines this ornate object in the Museum's holdings, and reinterprets the blue glass with rich lapis.

Details
  • 18K gold plate
  • Lapis
  • Lobster claw closure
  • Pendant: 1 1/4''L x 1''W
  • Chain: 16"L
  • Clean with a damp cloth and dry with a soft, clean cloth
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