Huge Vintage 1970s Modernist Rachel Gera Gilt Sterling Pearl & Garnet Necklace
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Huge Vintage 1970s Modernist Rachel Gera Gilt Sterling Pearl & Garnet Necklace:
For sale here is an incredible vintage 1970s handmade modernist gilt sterling silver necklace with bezel-set pearls and garnets by the famed Israeli artist jeweler Rachel Gera. Superb design with superlative craftsmanship together in a one of a kind necklace that makes quite a statement! I'm also listing the matching ring by Gera that I purchased with this necklace - see my other items or search for "Gera" in my store. The pendant section measures 6-1/4" long by 1-7/8" wide with the wearable length for the necklace measuring 17" presently but also includes two original 2" sections that can be added back onto the necklace if you wish for extra length. Necklace measures 1-1/4" wide at either side of the front pendant section and narrows to about 3/8" wide at the back. Marked "Hand Made Gera Israel 925". Total weight for the necklace is 159.8 grams or about 5.14 troy ounces. Excellent vintage condition with fine light wear as shown - see my photos for close-ups. Please read my terms and 'fine print' below.
Please check out my other listings,and browse my store for more fun and fabulous finds!!I've been in the vintage/collectible business for over 35 years.
I'm on the list of advisers for both the second and third editions of Warman's Jewelry by the late great Christie Romero. I was a founding member for the online discussion group Silver Forum and the Modern Silver website with Marbeth Schon. I was a contributing author for the traveling exhibition and accompanying book, "William Spratling, and the Mexican Silver Renaissance" edited by Penny Morrill. I'm a gemologist, and I have jewelry design and jewelry-making experience.
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