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French Victorian 12.20 Carat Diamond Antique Necklace


It’s always exciting to discover a beautiful object that is unknown to the collecting world What kind of lady held this beauty in her jewellery box at the time Was it a gift from her husband? What ever it was this piece is really made to impress for the eternity Magnificent French made during 1840 ca of solid 18 Kt rose gold topped by silver full necklace made allowing the wear as bracelet too Delicacy is expressed on the skilled work of the refined design typical of the early Victorian period - 1840 ca – exalted only by the dazzles of the myriad old mine cut Diamonds and rose cut Diamonds set through out giving life and power to this exquisite necklace Bearing at least 10.0 Carats of old mine cut Diamonds with further 2.20 Ct of rose cut Diamonds set in addition Back line is alternated by Diamonds too – Diamond rating is G/H/I VVS/SI An exceptional piece made soon after the French Empire period stopping a time period in everlasting Words cannot express how beautiful it looks on Bearing eagles head punch in use in France since 1838 Excellent condition Comes in a French late Victorian box What a great addition would be at any collection Realistically priced for a secure investment for life! Further Details Below Metal: 18 Kt rose gold and silver Hallmarks: French eagle's head Gems: 96 old mine cut diamonds totalling approx 10.00 Ct (G/I-VVS/SI) – 117 rose cut diamonds totalling approx 2.20 Ct Measures: necklace total length (open) is 37.5 cm.– width is 21 mm. – bracelet total length (open) is 19 cm. Weight: 45.6 grams Condition: very good


  • Creator
  • Of the Period
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    1840 ca
  • Condition
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    W 0.83 in. x D 14.77 in.

    W 21 mm x D 375 mm

  • Length
    14.77 in. (375 mm)
  • Weight
    45.6 g
  • Seller location
    Napoli, IT
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