Victorian Pearl Necklace

REF # B310C4P

Antique Victorian Gold Pearl Necklace with Miniature Clasp

This antique Victorian gold cultured pearl necklace is unusual and highly collectible, weighs 213g and measures 16" long, 2.25" wide and 7mm deep. This festoon-style necklace drapes around your neck, cascading four rows of high quality round 'white' cultured pearls of 'high luster' measuring 8.4mm each. Secured with a hand-painted 'miniature' on celluloid and backed with a 'mother of pearl' plaque, the fine work depicts a stately gentleman in a tuxedo, framed in 18k yellow gold and prong-set with semi-round white cultured pearls measuring 4mm. Each pearl is prong-set and bordered by pristine green enamel revealing a clasp below, opened to the left side and fitted with a retractable clasp, the hinged side of which is missing, originally enabling this unique clasp to be worn as a pin or a buckle or possible a choker by sliding off the right strip of pearls. This unusual miniature portrays a sense of worldliness and age in contrast to the purity and beauty of these virgin pearls, ..More

This antique Victorian gold cultured pearl necklace is unusual and highly collectible, weighs 213g and measures 16" long, 2.25" wide and 7mm deep. This festoon-style necklace drapes around your neck, cascading four rows of high quality round 'white' cultured pearls of 'high luster' measuring 8.4mm each. Secured with a hand-painted 'miniature' on celluloid and backed with a 'mother of pearl' plaque, the fine work depicts a stately gentleman in a tuxedo, framed in 18k yellow gold and prong-set with semi-round white cultured pearls measuring 4mm. Each pearl is prong-set and bordered by pristine green enamel revealing a clasp below, opened to the left side and fitted with a retractable clasp, the hinged side of which is missing, originally enabling this unique clasp to be worn as a pin or a buckle or possible a choker by sliding off the right strip of pearls. This unusual miniature portrays a sense of worldliness and age in contrast to the purity and beauty of these virgin pearls, secured with a hidden clasp.

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Center Stone Details
Stone:Pearl
Cut:Round
Carat Weight:
Color: White
Clarity: High Luster
Other Stones
 
 
Item Details
Measurements: 16in x 2.25in x 7mm
Weight:213g
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