Italian "Rigato" Liquid 14k GoldenThread Design w/ White Sapphires Center Stone

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      Italian "Rigato" Liquid 14k GoldenThread Design w/ White Sapphires Set Sterling Accent Star Design  with a White Sapphire Center Stone

     Shiny brilliant-cut white sapphires stand out on a tiny ‘Ornato’ engraving. Their light elegantly spreads over the semi-opaque surface created by Gianmaria Buccellati 40 years ago and known worldwide as the ‘Rigato’ technique. To obtain this ‘ fabric effect ’ a master goldsmith has engraved, stripe by stripe, the whole precious surface. A technique achieved with the utmost accuracy by hand with burins, by following the same goldsmith techniques of Renaissance times.

   This Italian "Rigato" designed necklace is 1 inch in diameter featuring the famous " Rigato" 14k liquid gold thread design.This Italian design pendant hangs from a golden 18 inch - 14k chain. This design is completed with white sapphires set in a delicate sterling star design, that highlights a 2-carat white sapphire center stone.