Queen Pendant (3,5cm) Viana Traditional In 925 Sterling Silver

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Original Portuguese Queen Pendant with 3.5 cm / 1.37 in, Fashion Folk - Traditional Filigree Jewelry from Viana, Portugal - Brand-new (Unused).

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Very elegant and exquisite pendant with necklace manufactured in 925 Sterling Silver. Its design was inspired by the earrings that appeared in Portugal in the reign of Queen Mary I, and symbolize nobility and royalty woman.

*** True royalty love this model until this day... Queen Letizia from Spain and Princess Mary from Denmark, are often seen wearing Queen Earrings!

Pendant specifics:
Model: Queen PENDANT
Reference: JM-ME1130
Material: 925 Sterling Silver
Height: aprox. 3.5 cm / 1.37 in
Weight: aprox. 1.6 grams
Condition: Brand-new (Unused)

Original Portuguese Traditional Jewelry

Saying goes that these earrings (Queen Earrings) are a symbol of female fertility, and it is believed that a pair of these have been offered to Queen Maria I, upon her visit to Viana do Castelo city, wich made them known as Queen Earrings.

In its constitution stands a round part, as a fertilized womb, with a smaller and loose circle within, that could mean the child attached to the mother, that is at the same time an independent piece, as the child will leave the womb. In the bottom part of the earrings is an inverted triangle, which is the feminine symbol.

The main poles of manufacture of this Portuguese piece, are located in the proximity of the city of Porto - Gondomar and Póvoa de Lanhoso (Braga).

Beeing such a important part of Portugal's history and cultural heritage, this jewelry can be found all over the country, even in most distant cities as the counstry's capital Lisbon, or in Algarve, as Faro and Portimão.

Authenticity Guarantee:
All our jewelry has the Official Assay Office Punch insuring the manufactured metal and fineness. This mark is applied in all pieces by The Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office, that provides the guarantee by checking the fineness of the pieces, displayed in thousandths. A fineness of 925 - the one used in our pieces - means that in 1000 units of mass of the alloy, 925 units are pure precious metal.

Your jewel will be placed and sent in a Jewelry Box (color of the box may vary).

Will be shipped in a padded envelope.
In hands and ready to ship from Portugal (Europe).

Color disclaimer:
Our images represent actual product though color may slightly differ due to different screen settings and photographic lighting sources.

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