Necklace Viana's Conta
Gold plated silver 925‰ necklace boasts a beautifully detailed filigree pendant in the form of Viana's Conta. The necklace, measuring a standard 40cm with an additional 5cm extension, features a pendant size of 10mm and weighs a mere 1.5g. Every unique piece is a testament to Portugal's rich heritage, meticulously handmade by skilled artisans.
Viana's Conta - A Symbol of Ambition and Dedication: In the heart of Portugal, particularly in Viana do Castelo, young women nurtured dreams—not of opulence or grandeur—but of owning a necklace adorned with Viana’s 'Conta'. These 'Conta' were more than just ornamental beads; they were emblematic of ambition, perseverance, and the entrepreneurial spirit of Portuguese women. It was a common sight to see these diligent women trading eggs and chickens, saving every centavo, with hopes of adding one more 'Conta' to their cherished necklace. Over time, these necklaces didn't just represent individual aspirations but became symbolic of a community's shared dreams and toils.
Craftsmanship & Heritage of Portuguese Icons: The Portuguese Icons Collection shines a spotlight on the intricate dance between tradition and art in Portugal's jewellery sector. Each jewel, embedded with stories and emotions, is a culmination of years of experience and an enduring passion for the craft. Commitment to environmental sustainability and genuineness makes each piece not only a visual delight but a narrative of ancient techniques and an unwavering promise of quality.
Peeling back the layers of this collection, we encounter Portugal's abundant legacy in jewellery-making. With an emphasis on handcrafted processes, every product is distinct, echoing with individuality, warmth, and a rich tapestry of tales and traditions.
The Time-Honoured Art of Filigree in Viana’s Conta: The age-old craft of filigree, with its dainty threads and beads of gold or silver, finds profound expression in Portugal. Each design, especially Viana's Conta, is a symphony of elaborate patterns, precision, and a personal touch. The outcome? A piece of jewellery that's not just unique but deeply soaked in cultural lore.
Gondomar remains the epicentre of Portuguese filigree, a town where time seems to stand still, allowing generations to pass on their unparalleled expertise. The Viana's Conta pendant embodies this legacy, shining bright with details and intricacies that define this everlasting art.
The Allure of Viana's Conta Pendant: Fashioned with unparalleled precision, the Viana's Conta pendant resonates with the spirit of those young women from Viana do Castelo, encapsulating their dreams and aspirations. The filigree design adds depth, making the pendant not just a piece of jewellery but a fragment of history. Wearing it, one doesn't just don an accessory but wears a legacy—a blend of ambition, tradition, and unparalleled craftsmanship.
Combining Viana's Conta with filigree's antiquity creates a harmonious bridge between history and modernity. The necklace, while rooted in tradition, speaks to every woman with aspirations and dreams, linking her to the spirited women of Viana do Castelo.
To wear this necklace is to embrace Portugal's rich cultural tapestry, to drape oneself in stories, and to celebrate the traditions, artistry, and dreams that have, for centuries, painted the Portuguese landscape.
Become a part of this vibrant narrative with the Viana's Conta necklace from the Portuguese Icons Collection. Discover Portugal's soul in every twist, turn, and bead of this masterpiece, and let it be a cherished part of your story.