Victorian Pearl & Diamond Fringe Necklace
DATE: Late Victorian, c.1890
A wonderful antique necklace, set with 86 split pearls and on old European cut diamond. Modelled in 15k gold throughout, the detail is exceptional. The pearls are set in bezel settings apart from two which are set in little tulips, while the diamond rests in a six claw mount. The chain is unusual, with flat round links leading to a barrel clasp. It dates to c.1890.
Natural Pearls and a .33ct Old Cut Diamond
Wearable length: 15 inches
No marks present, tests as 15k gold
Excellent, one drop show evidence of repair