Flores de Mayo Tamborin Necklace

Oskar Atendido

A unique three-strand tamborin necklace honoring the Philippines' beloved Flores de Mayo (Flowers of May) festival celebrated all over the country with fluvial parades and pageants.

The Flores de Mayo necklace depicts a variety of floral shapes - roses, dahlias and daisies - all intricately created in filigree, along with filigree balls. It holds a chrysanthemum medallion (1 inch/ 2.5cm diameter) encircled by star patterns.

The Flores de Mayo tamborin necklace is handcrafted from sterling silver and copper alloy and electroplated in 24k gold. The necklace measures 40.6cm (16 inches) and the medallion is 2.5cm (1 inch) in diameter.

 


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