Wonderful Victorian Pyrite Necklace

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About

Large and wonderful Victorian Pyrite Necklace from the late 19th Century. Once called "Fools Gold", it is mounted in graduated oval settings with "Irish harp" motif centerpiece.
Pyrite is a fragile stone and was quite popular during the Victorian period. The stone is purported to have certain mystical powers as well. 1880's Ireland.
16" length. Pendant 2.5" x 1.5" across. Excellent condition.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use
  • Dimensions
    2.5 in. D x 16 in. L
    6 cm D x 41 cm L
  • Length
    16 in. (41 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Riverdale, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU461285383
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

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Located in Riverdale, NY

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