Amber is a natural material, whose main properties (color, shape, size, inclusions) are unique for each piece. Therefore, while acquiring jewelry and decorative objects , you should be aware that amber articles may differ from the sample.
The Hermitage's collection includes a large amount of amber articles. Pre-historic peoples who lived along the Baltic coast gave this natural element special magical qualities, considering it an embodiment of the living energy of the sun. Waves of threaded amber, framing the large cognac-colored cabochon, are reminiscent of the sea, which is colored by rays of sunlight, in which the glistening solar disk hides every day, and from which it emerges again every morning.
- Amber, beads and bugles; polishing, decorated with netwotk
- Length: 8 1/4 in (21cm)
- Cabochon: 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in (4 x 3 cm)
- Average weight: 22 grams
- Part of a set of 2 pieces: necklace and bracelet