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Sa Gioia pendant

The artefact

The outstanding pendant Sa Gioia, characteristic of the traditional women’s costume of southern Sardinia, is inspired by an original photo dating back to the early 1900s. Made of gold and rubies using the openwork and granulation filigree techniques, it is enriched by fine engravings and it expresses this artisan’s sophisticated craftsmanship.


Materiali: Gold, Precious stones
Tecniche di lavorazione: Filigree
Dimensioni: Length 15 cm; width 7 cm
Località di produzione: Iglesias

Artigiano: Franco Zedda
Settore: Jewels

More details on the Mediterranean Crafts Archive

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