Silver, Malachite, and Diamond pendant with Russian Imperial Double Eagle By Karl Armfeldt. This absolutely GORGEOUS Faberge pendant by Karl Armfeldt is made from Russian Imperial 84 Silver around beautiful green malachite and has the Russian Imperial double headed eagle in gold with a 2mm rose cut diamond centered just above in a bezel setting.
It's a smaller pendant at 2.5 cm x 1.5 cm (not including the bail) making it easy to wear for any occasion. The mark of Karl Armfeldt in addition to the standard Russian fineness mark of 84 for. 875 Silver on the bail.This also comes in an unmarked antique pendant presentation case making it an excellent gift idea for the collector in your life. Please see pictures and don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have!
Karl Gustaf (Gustav) Hjalmar Armfeldt (also spelled Armfelt 6 April 1873 - 7 July 1959) was a Finnish silversmith and Fabergé workmaster. He was born in Artjärvi, Finland. Petersburg at 42 Gorohovaya Street. He became a journeyman in 1891.
He studied at the art school for five years until 1894. He worked as Fabergé's workmaster beginning in 1895, and used the mark?? Armfeldt also worked under the silversmith Antti (Anders) Nevalainen and became his closest assistant in 1901. Armfeldt produced objects for Fabergé until 1916, working on projects like those of Johan Viktor Aarne, like tiny gem-set frames, silver-mounted birchwood frames, hardstone frames, gem-set enameled gold articles and silver figures on hardstone base.
Armfeldt moved to Finland in 1920. Armfeldt passed away July 7, 1959. S only and 29.95 international.
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