Pietrasanta

Altara Necklace

£175

A necklace made of hand-painted 'animalier' spheres and complemented by long oval-shaped beads in dark-brown - lovingly hand-made in Italy. 

Our 'animalier' necklace is named after the wonderful Edina Altara, the Sardinian born artist, illustrator, ceramicist and fashion designer.

Altara had a multi-faceted career as an artist, which ranged from painting traditional Sardinian scenes, illustrating covers of high-fashion magazines, to decorating children's books and toys. She placed great significance on the fine details within her works, inviting viewers to engage in the subtleties of her portrayals to address issues such as female identity and the fluidity of gender.

Altara Necklace

Hand-made, in Italy.

Weight – circa 140g 

Length – circa 55cm

Italian resin. Galvanized gold lobster clasp. Free from nickel and lead.

Each Pietrasanta piece is lovingly hand-made in Milan, and crafted using the highest quality materials sourced from Italy. Each item comes in a soft white velvet pouch, and a branded presentation box so that you can safely store your new jewellery.

All Pietrasanta jewellery is completely hypoallergenic – it’s free from lead, copper and nickel, so that you can wear it all day long without any issues.

The jewellery may be: plated in gold; silver 925, galvanized gold or galvanized silver – we would recommend the following steps to ensure your items are not damaged and stay clean. The wiring, clasps and studs may tarnish naturally over time. Tarnishing occurs naturally and to avoid this you may use a lint-free cloth to clean the metals parts of your jewellery. Similarly, as certain parts may bend under pressure, we suggest that the items be stored and transported in rigid boxes to avoid any external pressure compromising the item. If the jewellery does not ‘fall’ as expected, remember not to press down on the item, but try to gently align the pieces to their intended state.

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