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Deep Reverie - Estate Sterling Silver Amethyst Pendant & Chain. This gorgeous Estate pendant and chain is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 SS for sterling. Featuring a genuine emerald cut amethyst gemstone, exquisite filigree work and detail. This pendant has a lovely shape, and displays a sea of filigree surround the stunning vibrant purple topaz. The chain is a classic design with a spring ring in perfect working order. The smooth chain works beautifully with the elegant pendant. This Art Deco Revival pendant would make a perfect wedding necklace, gift or wonderful addition to any fine jewelry collection.
According to Greek mythology, Amethyst was a young virgin who became the object of wrath of the Greek God Dionysus after he became intoxicated with red wine. ... The goblet overturned, and the red wine spilled all over the white rock, saturating it until it became the purple quartz that is now known as Amethyst.
Silver was first found in large amounts around 5000 BC, when prehistoric people dug the first copper mines. ... Large-scale silver mining had developed in Anatolia by 3000 BC. This was to meet the demand from the first ancient city states, which used the metal as a common medium of exchange.
Measurements: Pendant 22.00 mm x 14.00 mm Chain 18" (Note: Chain may differ depending on availability)
Stone Size: Amethyst 3.50 carat
Weight: 3.70 grams
Date: 21st Century