We have many pocketwatches, which would pair nicely with this piece, for sale this week. To view in separate listings, please visit our store and search "Pocketwatch" under our items. Listing Description by: Cait P. Age Circa: Art Nouveau C.Markings: Unmarked, Tested, and Guaranteed. Gram Weight: 20.6 Grams.
Metal Type: 14k Yellow Gold Filled over Base Metal. Item Measurements: The watch chain measures 11" in length and 0.45" wide. Men's or Women's: Unisex.
Handmade during the Art Nouveau era. The chain is made up of fancy links, some of which are chased with floral patterns.
This watch chain would pair nicely with a variety of pocketwatches, which we have for sale this week. Tarnish on the yellow gold filled over base metal gives this piece an antique quality which we believe is quite lovely. This listing is for the item only. This was very true due to the gorgeous designs that came out of this period. This era focused on women and the beauty of nature and the pieces were often large.Enamel was a common material used in Art Nouveau jewelry as the period was more about the importance of the design over the materials used to create it. The Art Nouveau period happened before the start of the first World War, when mass manufacturing took over the production. Of many products, including some jewelry. Gold filled jewelry consists of an outer solid gold layer over a metal base, and 5% of its weight should be derived from gold. This solid layer of gold is laid over a base of sterling silver or some other kind of metal to produce a high-quality gold look.
Chasing is a metalworking technique that uses a nail-like tool and hammer to hand etch patterns onto a metal surface. This process creates a design that is sunk into the front of the surface using indentations, grooves, and channels. Chasing is thousands of years old and was a very difficult and time-consuming technique that is still used by metalsmiths today. The item "Antique Vintage Art Nouveau 14k Yellow Gold Filled GF Pocket Watch Fancy Chain" is in sale since Thursday, February 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.