Antique Amethyst Gold Necklace Flower circa 1900

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A dazzling antique statement necklace loaded with vibrant amethysts tucked into lustrous gold settings. The chain features 20 faceted oval cut amethysts measuring 12 x 9 mm, each wrapped with a thin band of gold decorated by two tiny gold leaves. The pendant boasts five larger faceted oval cut amethysts measuring 15 x 12 mm, arranged in a floral shape within decorative pronged settings.

All amethysts are mounted with open back settings for maximum sparkle. Five aged gold leaves are set between the pendant's amethyst pieces, and the center is graced by six diminutive seed pearls in pronged settings.
Pendant and necklace probably were assembled, they are very well matched and look wonderful together. Gold on necklace is marked 14 K, gold on pendant tested 12 K.

European, ca 1900

Very good antique condition with minor imperfections natural to its age -replaced spring ring closure, one pearl is missing (see pictures).

Size: l. 16", pendant l. 1.875"

Details

  • Creator
    Unknown
  • Of the Period
    Romantic
  • Place of Origin
    Unknown
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
  • Dimensions
    1.88 in. H x 0.25 in. D x 16 in. L
    5 cm H x 1 cm D x 41 cm L
  • Length
    16 in. (41 cm)
  • Weight
    40g
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
  • Reference Number
    LU58832548073
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2015

Located in Austin, TX

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