14K Gold Pendant with Roman Glass Hamsa
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14K Yellow Gold, Roman Glass
Size: 22mm x 18mm / 0.9" x 0.7"
This solid gold pendant is bold and unusual, and will make an extraordinary gift to yourself or someone special. The golden oval has been carefully cut to reveal a dazzling Roman Glass Hamsa, which boasts sparkling colors and an iridescent finish. The stylized Hamsa is undoubtedly Middle Eastern in style, and is made more unique thanks to its fleur-de-lis inspired stylizing.
This necklace is available with a 14K gold chain at an additional charge.
Roman glass is a rare material discovered in archaeological excavations around Israel. Glass was once a prized commodity reserved for royalty and the wealthy, but became increasingly common throughout the Roman Empire. Israel is one of the few places in the world where geological and climatic conditions coincide to enable the formation of what we call Roman Glass. Over time, the buried glass shards absorb minerals from the surrounding soil, and the soil’s unique mineral content creates an exquisite ‘patina’ – the delicate coloring of this precious material.
Roman Glass ranges in color from iridescent hues of blues and greens to shimmering purples and yellows and sparkling flecks of pink and orange. No two fragments of this ancient material are completely alike, so your gorgeous piece of Roman Glass jewelry is completely unique to you!
Please Note: Patina is incredibly delicate. To preserve it, do not allow glass to come in contact with water.
Ben Jewelry is a world-famous Israeli jeweler renowned for combining the ancient art of filigree with sleek, modern design and beautiful precious stones. Descended from jewelers to Yemen’s royal court, Ben is one of Israel’s most prestigious luxury jewelry designers.