Erich Frey Silver-Gilt, Smoky Quartz and Carnelian Necklace
Silver-Gilt Pendant set with Smoky Quartz and Carnelian by Erich Frey
The large modernist silver-gilt pendant and chain was made by Erich Frey. The pendant is marked “925” and “e. frey”. It is set with an oval, cabochon polished, smoky quartz (26mm x 20mm) and with two round, cabochon cut carnelians (8mm round).
Erich Frey, German born (1917 - 2004), was a prominent jeweller who worked in Pretoria, South Africa (1952-1977).
Provenance From the personal collection of Erich Frey
(Sold by Strauss & Co, Cape Town,
4 February 2013)
Age Circa 1970
Dimensions 40mm x 80mm (pendant)
Origin South Africa
Stock code BC319