Baroque Beauty Black Crystal Necklace by Alchemy Gothic. A genuine black Swarovski crystal square is the centerpiece of this large, beautiful necklace, framed by brass with a Latin inscription and juniper sprigs, which in turn is framed by Baroque decorations. A genuine black Swarovski crystal drop hangs below. Representing Leonardo da Vinci's betrothal portrait of the forlorn 16 year old Florentine beauty and intellect, 'Ginevra de Benci', who, in 1474 was whispered to be a deeply reluctant bride. The inscription Iuniperus, meaning a juniper sprig, (an old symbol of sorrow and pain), and Virtvtem Forma Decorat - 'Beauty Adorns Virtue', are painted on the reverse of the portrait board. 84mm (3.31") tall and 41mm (1.61") across. Comes on an 18" cable chain necklace. Made of lead-free fine English pewter exclusively by Alchemy Gothic.
Available Feb 26th 2020.