Victorian Garnet Pearl Festoon Necklace in Original Box For Sale
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Victorian Garnet Pearl Festoon Necklace in Original Box


This breathtaking Victorian garnet and pearl gold necklace was handcrafted in England around 1850-60 and comes inside its original fitted box. The double chain measures 16.25 inches in length and is made up of a snake chain with a looping link chain. It features 15 gradated garnets, with the largest stone at the center, measuring 13.3 x 8.4 x 4.6 mm and weighing 5.01 carats, and the smallest stone measuring 7.5 x 6.5 x 3.6 mm and weighing 1.71 carats. There are 46 creamy white round natural pearls that drop from the link chain and from the garnets, with each pearl measuring between 2 and 2.5 mm. The longest drop measures 29 mm. This necklace has been acid tested at 18 karat gold. This antique drop necklace with its oval box weighs 268.6 grams. The box is brown leather with gold embossed lettering. This breathtaking accessory is a divine work of art, it’s one of those pieces that makes you want to open the box over and over, just to see it again for the first time.


  • Creator
  • Of the Period
    Early Victorian
  • Place of origin
    United Kingdom
  • Date of manufacture
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    D 16.25 in.

    D 412.75 mm

  • Length
    16.25 in. (412.75 mm)
  • Seller location
    Middleton, WI
  • Seller reference number
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