My love affair with antique jewelry began at a really young age when I'd habitually sift through and admire my mother's collection of gold and jade rings, necklaces and bangles, all of which had been passed down from several generations. Most pieces had a story - stories which I felt attached to
A highly unusual gold and chrysoprase egg pendant. Made in St. Petersburg between 1899 and 1904. An egg-shaped carved chrysoprase (the most valuable variety of chalcedony gemstones) of glowing green color is mounted with two-tone gold interlaced garlands.