Belgian Vintage Enamel Medal - Beehive - Skill & Morality - Lapis Lazuli
This vintage medal necklace features an elegant antique Belgian medal featuring a beehive, a gear and symbols of agriculture and industry. This Belgian medal, a Decoration du Travail, was instituted in 1847 and awarded to citizens for 25 or 30 years of meritorious work in agriculture or industry. The text is in both French and Flemish and reads HABILETE MORALITE - BEKWAAMHEID ZEDELIJKHEID which translates as 'Skill Morality'. The design is accented with lapis lazuli gemstone beads.
Measurements & Materials:
* The fob medal measures 2 inches (from bottom to top of the crown)
* The necklace measures 17" (42cm)