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A Rose For You - Vintage 10K Gold Rose Pendant. This lovely pendant is crafted from 10K yellow and rose gold, hallmarked 10K. The chain is crafted from 14K rose gold fill, hallmarked 1/20 14K. Featuring Vintage styling and quality craftsmanship. This lovely pendant is made in the form of a rose. The rose is made of rose gold, and the stem of yellow gold. The rose has exquisite delicate detail, with a nice solid engraved bale. The chain features a fancy link, with a spring ring, in perfect working order. This Vintage pendant is feminine and classic. So beautiful!
History: Gold was generally used for a couple thousand years solely to create things such as jewelry and idols for worship. This was until around 1500 BC when the ancient empire of Egypt, which benefited greatly from its gold-bearing region, Nubia, made gold the first official medium of exchange for international trade.
Rose gold was first used in early 19th century Russia by the famed jeweler Carl Faberge in his infamous Faberge Eggs, as was known as Russian Gold. Rose gold later gained popularity in the United Stated during the lavish and feminine 1920's, and was worn in engagement rings and fine jewelry.
Measurements: Pendant 35.00 mm x 13.00 mm Chain 18"
Weight: 2.60 grams
Origin: America Chain: Ireland
Date: Circa 1980