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Enamel & Glass Belt Buckle Pendant

$75

This adorable pendant is made from a vintage brass belt buckle that features a bright, colorful assortment of glass millefiori surrounded by mint green glass enamel .

Description

This adorable pendant is made from a vintage brass belt buckle that features a bright, colorful assortment of glass millefiori surrounded by mint green glass enamel . It measures 1 1/2in X 1in.

A lot of these buckles were made in Europe in the 20s,30s, and 40s. The buckle pieces were usually stamped or cast, and then an artist would fill all the depressions with colorful combinations of glass enamel. This particular buckle is from England, and is a bit more unusual in that it has cutwork along the edges, and millefiori glass fused together in its center. Millefiori means “thousand flowers” and is famous Italian glass technique.

To make the pendant, I remove any protrusions, and then carefully bend part of the buckle hardware to make a bail. I like to leave some of the buckle hardware on the back, so that you can remember its origins! Since this is a real vintage item, there may be a few scratches and scuffs, and some minor chipping and crazing of the enamel. Consider it part of its vintage charm!

A 17″-18″ ribbon/cord necklace is included. If you would like a different color/style of necklace – see the last photo for available colors and styles – please put the color you want in the “Message to Seller” section. I have a limited selection of longer lengths available, please convo me if you need something longer!

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 1.5 in
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