DOUBLE WEDDING CUP STERLING SILVER GOLD INLAY & STONE

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 07, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
WE HAVE FOR YOUR AUCTION A PLEASURE A UNIQUE SILVER WITH GOLD INLAY DOUBLE WEDDING CUP

THE CUP IS STERLING SILVER PLATE

THE CUP IS IN THE SHAPE OF A WOMAN, HER SKIRT IS THE GROOMS CUP AND SHE HOLDS THE BRIDES CUP OVER HER HEAD.

THE BRIDE AND GROOM DRINK FROM THE CUP TOGETHER AND THE IDEA IS TO NOT SPILL A DROP. THEN EVERY YEAR ON THEIR ANNIVERSARY THEY DRINK FROM IT AGAIN.

INSIDE THE CUPS IS PLATED WITH GOLD, 10K I AM TOLD BY THE OWNER.

THE WORKINGS ARE VERY BEAUTIFUL AND SHE HAS A PRETTY PINK STONE ON THE BACK OF HER BODICE.

T ARE NO MAKER'S MARKINGS ON THE PIECE. IT IS NOT STAMPED STERLING.

THE WEDDING CUP ORIGINATED IN NUERNBERG GERMANY. IT HAS A BEAUTIFUL LEGEND IS BEHIND THE ORIGIN OF IT.

A COPY OF THE LEGEND WILL BE INCLUDED.

IS A TASTE:

The tradition started centuries ago in Nuernberg, Germany during the days when marriages were pre-arranged. The historical cup was brought to life from an angry wealthy nobleman's challenge to a young goldsmith. If he could create such an item, he would allow the goldsmith to marry his daughter. To this day, the cup is still used for weddings and anniversary toasts and becoming more and more popular in the United States. The story is interesting and heartwarming. It most definitely adds a unique romantic
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