The Red Mandolin Necklace

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The Red Mandolin Necklace

360.00

Metal: 14K 

Stone: Enamel

Size: 1.5"

Chain: 18" / 14K gold

Era: 1950

The Golden Mandolin Charm Necklace is a 10k gold chain adorned with a delicately crafted mandolin made from 14k gold and red enamel. The mandolin is an instrument originating in 15th century Italy and descending from the lute.  Coming to America through immigration in the 1800s, the mandolin became a staple in classical and folk music.  The mandolin has reentered popular music today, being featured particularly in bluegrass and country music.  The Golden Mandolin Charm Necklace shows the beauty of an instrument that has had a presence in music throughout history and has characterized music of diverse cultural landscapes.   

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