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Wanderlust crescent mosaic with coral, carnelian, and South Sea pearl (Ravenna)

This unusual crescent mosaic from Ravenna is like nothing we've seen before. Mix it with red coral, faceted orange carnelian, and this black south sea pearl- what a vision. And that vision is YOU, my darling Sophanista.

 

This past summer of 2018, I had the opportunity to visit the "Mosaic City" of Europe: Ravenna, Italy. While there, we visited the circuit of magnificent art mostly from the 6th century, when Ravenna was an outpost of the Byzantine Empire... pieces commissioned by my personal hero, Empress Theodora. It was in the shop of the Basilica of San Vitale that I was able to source some AMAZING micro mosaic elements, pieces that have been created by Italian artisans for centuries. Our Wanderlust Ravenna Collection is a twist on an ancient tradition. Wear them with joy, my darling Sophanista.

 

Details

* Micro mosaic crescent created in the ancient tradition of artisans of Ravenna, Italy
* Mosaic in total is 26mm in diameter
* Hand wrought sterling silver band
* Featuring coral, faceted carnelian and South Sea black pearl
* Finished with gold heishi 
* One of a kind piece


Feel beautiful!

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