Small Indian Coin Silver Flame Hearts
Lovely little Indian silver Heart pendants, handmade approximately 100 years ago, with a flame design. The wear is lovely, and the back of the pendants are all quite nicely finished. The pendants measures 0.75 inches high by 0.25 inches wide, and weigh a hefty 2.5 grams each. Price is per pendant.
The most common source of silver in 19th and early 20th century Indian silver work was old silver coins, which are approximately 80% silver, and that is what this pendant is made out of. This pendant was made in the Repousse technique, which is a metalworking technique in which thin sheets of malleable metal are ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief.