Ca. Late 1940-1950's Old Straits Chinese Peranakan Kerosang Pure Silver - Gilt Gold Vintage Jewellery.
On offer here is a very rarely available and extremely beautiful Ca. Late 1940-1950's Old Straits Chinese Nonya Peranakan Kerosang Pure Silver - Gilt Gold Vintage Jewellery. Thank A Kerosang or Kerongsang, is a string of 3 brooches attached with a chain, that is traditionally used by Peranakan ladies to fasten together the lapels of their Kebayas. Kerosangs come in multiple designs, usually in filigree floral designs and studded with diamonds or stones. This is a pure silver golden-gilt beautiful Kerosang jewellery of traditional Old Baba heritage. Please note the lovely green stones are not jade, but still does its purpose well to enhances the already very beautiful Kerosang. The green stones are believe to be from the Java-Sumatra Isle region of jade-like pure green. Kerosangs are among the most conspicuous articles of personal ornaments made for the Peranakan Chinese. They are commonly noted for their ingenuity of design and intricacy of workmanship. Very typical of the hand-made artisanal Nonya Kerosang of a bygone era. A very beautiful and happy piece of jewellery that will standout proudly in any collection. Estimated to be made in the 1940's-1950's, the vintage is approx 70-80 years old. Still a very aged piece of antique, that will be loved by a collector of artisan work of the Peranakans. Rarely available, hard to come by, very few in existence today. Authenticity 100% guaranteed. Fairly priced! Self-pickup! You are looking at an original quality listing by Emporium-Antiquities.com. With 100% excellent Feedback, you can buy with confidence! Thank you for viewing this listing. Please feel free to email any questions - firstname.lastname@example.org Keywords: Golden Gold Silver Platinum Diamond Emerald Ruby Sapphire Jade Opal Coin Medal Thaler Taler Yen Won Dollar Cent Peso VOC British Straits Borneo Sumatra Java Batavia Malaya Aceh Malacca Singapore Malaysia Indonesia Japan DPRK North Korea Cuba China Sultanate Victoria Edward George Elizabeth Dragon Eagle Proof UNC Uncirculated Merchant Trade King Emperor Queen Gift Present Piastre Indochine Cochin Ducat