Italian Bee Coin Necklace

This Italian 10 Centesimi rests in a hand crafted setting made of recycled sterling silver wire. Each setting is made by hand separately from the coin. The coin does not have a hole drilled in it or any metal soldered to it's edge. The setting is sturdy so the coin can also be worn as a charm on a bracelet.

The obverse of the coin has the portrait of Vittorio Emmanuel III by Attilio Motti. The reverse features a honey bee on a flower and the coin's value by Renato Brozzi. The metal content of the coin is copper. The coin was minted from 1919-1937.

Approximate Size: Length: 1.30 inches (including bail), Width: .95 inch , Inner Dimension of Bail: .20 inch on a sterling silver oval link 18 inch chain.

Karen’s designs are all handcrafted in her studio in central Virginia using sterling silver, gold and natural gemstones. Using traditional fabrication techniques, careful consideration of scale, weight, and durability result in unique pieces that can be enjoyed for years.