In late 18th century, malachite was the darling of the nobility and royalty in Russia and abroad. But it was in Petersburg, at the imperial court, that this semi-precious gem gained the greatest popularity and became the favorite adornment for the aristocracy. These Russian-style "" Russian Beauty" pendant will make a delightful souvenir from Russia.
- Malachite and jeweller's alloy
- 1 3/8 x 5/8 in (3.5 x 1.6 cm)
- Average weight: 7 grams
- Part of a set of 2 pieces: pendant and ear-rings