7, D.Areopagitou str.
12, D. Areopagitou str. (Branch)
117 42 Athens
+30 210 3219178
Byzantine Cross is embellished with a fine filigree, a emerald gemstone in the middle and granules of precious metal.
Handmade with the great attention to detail. Inspired by Byzantine art.
Made in 14k gold
Filigree is a delicate kind of jewellery metalwork, made with tiny beads or twisted threads, or both in combination, soldered together or to the surface of an object of the same metal and arranged in artistic motifs. The art of filigree dates back to ancient history. The first of the found jewelry in this technique have been found in Mesopotamia and dates to thousands of years BC. In the ancient world and particularly in Asia Minor, this art grew were at the highest level. (*wikipedia)
Granulation (from Latin: granum = “grain”) is a jewellery technique whereby a surface of a jewel is covered with small spheres or granules of precious metal. The technique is thought to have its origins in Mesopotamia about 5,000 years ago.
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