Hand carved and hand painted Art Deco cloisonne pendant representing the Lily of the Valley. Perfect for mothers day gift.
Imported from Japan in the middle ages, this flower has a very rich and interesting history. It is most known as a symbol of good luck and happiness.
At the beginning of the 20th century, people in France started selling Lily of the valley on May 1. They wouldn’t pay any taxes on the money they earned from selling the flowers. As this was a symbol of spring, work, and harvest. So, if you’d give a bouquet of Lily of the valley to someone you love it would be a sign of wishing them luck and prosperity.
• The pendant is about 1 1/4" x 1/2".
• Hand carved cloisonne
• Solid yellow bronze also called jeweler gold bronze panel
• Hand painted
• Gold leaf background
• Sealed with a layer of resin to protect finish.
• 14k gold filled chain. Gold filled has 100 times more gold than plated and does not rub or peel off.
• Nickel free.