Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • Damascene Pendants

    $30.00
    There is only 1 item left in stock.
    This item consists of four Damascene Pendants in a variety of shapes and decorations.  Damascening is the art of inlaying different metals into one another -- typically, gold or silver into a darkly oxidized steel background -- to produce intricate patterns.  The jewelry, made in Spain, has three key traits: a dark oxidized background; hand chiseled design; and gold and/or silver foil pressed into the pattern.  These Damascene pieces include: a 1.375" (35mm) teardrop with incised flowers and leaves in two tones of gold and an attached ring (a waffle back); a 1.125" (29mm) in diameter round with two tone gold flowers, leaves, and swirls, a double etched border and and attached ring with a gold tone pendant ball (plain gold back); a 1.375" (35mm) banjo-shaped pendant with incised rising bird, flowers and leaves in two tones of gold and attached ring (waffle back); and a 1.125" (29mm) open circle with two incised birds with open wings, flowers and leaves in two tones of gold and an attached ring (striped back).  All of these pendants are unmarked.  Makers and ages are unknown.  These Damascene Pendants are in very good condition with no damage and very minor wear on back.