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Early Victorian Old Cut Paste Rivière Necklace

$1,450.00

Early Victorian Old Cut Paste Rivière Necklace

$1,450.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1850

A superb antique riviére necklace set with 59 old cut paste stones. It was made in the mid 19th Century, at a time when paste stones could command as much money as real diamonds. These white pastes are set in individual rose gold claw mounts - 15 karat gold throughout.

STONES 

Old Cut Paste Stones

MEASUREMENTS 

Wearable length: 15.5 inches

Stones range from: 6.8 to 4.9mm

WEIGHT 

18.0g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some light wear commensurate with age

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