A Gold And Sapphire Rosette Necklace By Akelo
A gold and sapphire rosette necklace by Akelo, the filigreed rosette set to the centre with a small round cabochon sapphire, suspending two short single loop-in-loop wire link chains with gold bead terminations, to a single loop-in-loop wire link chain with openwork and cabochon sapphire set terminations, to an S-shaped clasp, all in yellow gold, hallmarked 18ct gold, London 2011, made by Andrea Cagnetti the Roman master goldsmith known as Akelo, the pendant measuring approximately 4.3 x 2cm, the chain measuring approximately 45cm long, gross weight 17.9 grams.
A lovely and delicate necklace. This piece, named Sirrah by the master goldsmith from Rome Andrea Cagnetti, known as Akelo, uses techniques and tools that have been practised in goldsmithing for thousands of years. Drawing inspiration from Etruscan, Greek, and Roman jewellery, Akelo’s designs are imbued with both antiquity and modernity. The filigree work and delicate handmade chain make this piece an excellent example of Akelo’s artistic style. Akelo’s work can be seen in the museum collections of The Vatican, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, The Newark Museum, and others.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.