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Victorian Diamond Diving Swallows Necklace

Victorian Diamond Diving Swallows Necklace

$1,500.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

THE most adorable antique necklace. The pendant is modelled as two swallows in flight, poised to kiss, each studded with rose cut diamonds and a ruby cabochon eye. Their crafted in silver and 15k gold (backs), and we’ve added a fine 18k white gold chain to match the silver settings. It dates from the late Victorian era, circa 1880, taking inspiration from the Aesthetic Movement that became popular in the preceding decades.

STONES

Rose Cut Diamonds & Rubies

MEASUREMENTS

Pendant: 2.7 x 2.1cm

Wearable length: 16 inches

WEIGHT

6.1g

MARKS

No marks present, tests as 15k gold & silver (Chain is 18k white gold)

CONDITION

Excellent, converted from a brooch

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