"Book of Medals" Pendant
Encased in glass and sterling silver, this pendant is cut from the actual page of the Book of Medals, dated 1745. It is two-sided, one side depicting the “Ark of the Covenant” while the reverse is an engraving of the bust of Prince William III, credited with restoring religion and liberty following a dispute between England and Holland. A copy of the actual medal description is included. Strung on an olive green vegan suede cord with a sliding sterling silver bead, it can be worn short or long. Longest length is 38” (96cm). Pendant diameter is 2” (5cm).
Veronica Kaplan, collector, curator and owner of the TOUCHSTONE Collection in Atlanta Georgia. Ronnie creates her unique jewelry assemblages based on inspiration drawn from her extensive inventory of antique and vintage ethnographic jewelry. For over 30 years, authenticity, cultural integrity and aesthetic beauty has been her guiding criteria in travels to source items to buy and sell, and keep for her personal collection. We love having her pieces in our shop. Our simple clothing in solid colors makes a great canvas for art to wear.