Vintage KALEVALA KORU Necklace Finland Ancient Design | Etsy
The design of this vintage KALEVALA KORU necklace intrigued me no end, so I wrote to them (yes, they're still going strong in Finland) and asked about it. They said this piece was in production around 1940 -1970 and "the model is from Suotniemi in Käkisalmi 1050 - 1150/1300 A.D. (during the time of crusades)." Fantastic. The pendant is so heavily silver-plated that the former owner said that it tested as sterling, but the lack of sterling hallmarks made me assume that it is actually…
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