Silver israeli filigree ethnic necklace arabesque motif
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Arabesque Israeli necklace
925 sterling silver filigree necklace.
about 4,5 cm long x 3.5 cm wide
A magnificent display of the finest filigree work in tradition with Yemenite motifs inlaid with semi precious faceted stones and dangling beads.
Different stones available upon order. Made in Israel.
Handmade sterling silver filigree necklace. With it's traditional Yemenite designed plaque, this necklace is a picture of arabesque beauty.
The word arabesque is used to describe a design with flowing scrollwork, often having low relief curlicues.
Often the design is elaborate and consists of intertwined branches, leaves or flower motifs or complex geometrical patterns.
The main feature is the flowing style or intertwining of the elements of the motif.
The technique originates from 10th century in Baghdad and was very popular in the Muslim world. The technique was used not only on jewelry, but also on jewelry boxes itself. The final result is a piece which is both romantic and feminine with a filigree appeal and look to it.
The style is also very popular as etching on lockets.
Cameos are also styles of jewelry which are set in Arabesque frames.
Other stones upon order:
Amethyst, Blue Topaz, or Siam