Hand-made in gleaming 18k rose gold this vintage pomegranate ball watch by, 'Herna' is beautifully engraved with starbursts and hearts with scroll work. Base of watch is adorned with a dancing tassel that adds delightful movement to this pendant. Watch is circa the 1950's.
Orb hinges open and features both high polish and Florentine finish.
Movement: 17 jewels, automatic
Dimensions 2 1/2 inch (L) including tassel and bail x 7/8 inch (W)
Case Material: 18k rose gold
Case Diameter: 17.24mm
Water Resistance: Waterproof
Bezel Material: 18k rose gold
Dial Numerals: Arabic numerals at the even number positions, luminescent hour and minute daupine hands, red second hand.
Markings: Indiscernible markings on bail
Please note that this is a high polish piece and any darkening you see in the images is the reflection of the camera.
An exquisite mix of gems are displayed in this stunning nineteenth century piece. An authentic cabochon Persian turquoise centers eighteen (18) cultured pearls and the following precious stones :
The movement known as Edwardian in Great Britain was known as the Belle-Époque (beautiful era) in France. Jewelry was designed to reflect the neoclassical and rococo motifs of the 18th Century French courts. Imaging palaces such as Versailles we can see where jewelers got their inspiration from.