Hoop Earrings with Viana's Beads | Portuguese Filigree
The girls from Viana do Castelo (Portugal) dreamed of having a necklace full of Viana Beads.
But as making this dream come true was very expensive, the beads were bought one by one with the money earned from the sale of eggs and chickens.
Have your first Bead to never forget that the great conquests are conquered with small victories :)
This magnificent jewel is handmade by our talented and experienced artisans.
Material: Viana's Beads - 925 Sterling Silver
Weight: 6,1 grams | 0,2 oz
History of Filigree:
Filigree is a true art in creating unique jewels. An art dated from the 17th century that involves a very delicate and meticulous manual work of each artisan.
Each fine gold or silver wire is intertwined and welded, creating magnificent and elaborate works of art.
Most of its manufacture is located in the North of Portugal, in Gondomar and Póvoa de Lanhoso, being an art well-rooted in Portuguese culture and considered a luxury heritage for its history and tradition.
The exquisite jewellery accompanies different generations and is an integral part of the traditional costumes of the Minho region.
The Heart of Viana and the Queen Earrings, are part of the most recognized range of traditional jewels.
When you buy a filigree jewel, you will be acquiring a unique piece, one that you will not find another like in the world.
The authenticity and uniqueness are the seals of guarantee that each jewel holds an outstanding work of our talented artisans, the guardians of ancient wisdom.
Each jewel tells a story, and we want to help you tell yours.
Help us to preserve and bring the art of Filigree to the world.
The 925 Sterling Silver marks are present in all the pieces and are applied by The Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office guaranteeing the purity of the metal used.Free shipping 8-14 days UK