Pewter Necklace with Black Stones And Tassels

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Description

Pewter Necklace with Black Stones And Tassels

Inspired by authentic Turkish designs, this sensational necklace is handmade from antique silver plated pewter for a satin sheen.

Embellished with black stones, it features a 24” necklace crafted with a scroll motif, a small sun medallion and a fringe tassel at the bottom.

Sophisticated and exotic, it is reflective of the costumes and sets seen in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Georges Bizet’s
The Pearl Fishers.

This standout piece is a chic addition to any attire.

 

  • Size: 24” long
  • Antique silver plated pewter
  • Fabricated from lead-free and nickel-free materials
  • Made in Turkey
     

History

Georges Bizet's Les Pêcheurs de Perles

Few operas can match the sheer lyric beauty of Bizet’s youthful The Pearl Fishers. Critics at the time were not in favor of it but the audience was swept up in the ravishing score tinged with the allure of a mythical South Asian setting. The drama itself remains within the conventional standards of the day, with a love triangle complicated by the true friendship of the two men involved in it. Although not performed frequently, the opera successfully stands on its own when appreciated for its unique atmosphere, rather than compared to the composer’s later masterpiece, Carmen, or held up to modern notions of dramatic plausibility.

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