Oxidized silver piece with spectrolite
BLÅBÄR – Bilberry, European Blueberry or Vaccinium Myrtillus are all different names for this tasty berry. On the Åland Islands we pick blueberries in July and August. The berries are a favourite – is there anything better than warm blueberry pie?
BLÅBÄR collier is a solid piece, with a nice weight that feels good to wear. The silver chain and the leaves have been oxidized to a dark colour. The blueberry is represented by a spectrolite stone which has been cut and polished to a shine.
The Finnish spectrolite is an exceptionally beautiful stone and changes colour depending on the how the light hits it. Spectrolite can hold all the colours of the rainbow. At GULDVIVA we mainly use stones that shift from blue and purple over to green.
The berry and the leaves have been attached at the centre point of the chain, keeping the clasp in place at the back.
925 sterling silver, nickel free
Height: ca 46 mm
Width: ca 20 mm
Length of chain: ca 42 cm (other lengths by special order)
As all pieces are handmade the size may vary.
Sustainability and quality go hand-in-hand. Classic design, climate-smart material and the possibility to repair something when it falls apart are important factors to consider when you purchase a product, for example, a piece of jewellery from Guldviva. This is what we at Guldviva do to ensure that your jewellery is made to last.
Every piece of Guldviva jewellery is made by hand in our own workshop in the Maritime Quarter in Mariehamn on Åland. This guarantees high-quality, professional, solid craftsmanship.
All of our jewellery is produced from solid precious metals; it is never filled with other metals or hollow. Even the chains that come with our jewellery, but which we don’t produce ourselves, are of the highest quality, in either 925 sterling silver or 18K gold.
The only base materials we use are either nickel-free 925 sterling silver or 18K gold. We aspire to a completely sustainable production process and today we only use 100 per cent recycled metal.
Your Guldviva jewellery is designed and made to last and to be handed down through the generations. This is why we have a lifetime warranty on all of our jewellery and repair all damages which arise from eventual mistakes in production. We will even be happy to repair damages which arise from wear-and-tear or accidents, but for the price of the normal cost of labour.
POLISHING AND RESTORATION
Silver and gold are metals which endure forever, but the jewellery you wear will often take on signs of frequent use. For this reason, we offer a free professional polishing of all Guldviva jewellery. For example, we can roll the jewellery in a drum with polishing beads, reapply the surface finish by hand and, if necessary, reapply antique treatments. Your jewellery will be like new again.