This miniature egg pendant decorated with enameling and crystals, is reminiscent of the styles of Carl Fabergé (1846-1920), the Russian renowned for his artistic jeweled eggs as Easter gifts from the Tsar to the Tsarina.
In Christian tradition, the egg is an emblem of Easter, symbolic of hope and resurrection. In the Hebrew tradition, a roasted egg was served at the Passover feast to symbolize the sacrifice, which was brought to the Temple on joyful events.
Turquoise enameled 24K gold-plate over pewter, enhanced by crystals.
Measures approximately 0.55" x 0.75". 18" Gold-plate chain.