Chinese Export Suite Natural Turquoise Sterling Silver Enameled Filigree Necklace Earrings circa 1940s
Presenting a suit of Chinese Export Natural Turquoise necklace and earrings in Sterling Silver enameled filigree circa 1940s.
This very desirable suite a Natural turquoise nugget necklace and earrings. The necklace is 32.5“ long with graduated natural Turquoise nuggets from 18mm to 13mm and closes securely with a filigree box clasp. The necklace weighs 107 grams.
The earrings feature bezel set central natural turquoise cabochons in sterling silver filigree setting with applied decorations of flowers, leaves and beads. These are beautifully enameled in shades of blues and feature clip backings. The natural turquoise cabochons measure 15mm x 12mm x 8mm. The earrings measure 1" x .625" x .5" and weigh 11.4 grams.
This suite is in excellent vintage condition with no blemishes or breaks. The total weight for the suite is 118.4 grams. One of the clip backs have been replaced at some time in the past. The piece is visibly hallmarked Made in Silver. A Presidium Gem tester was used to verify all gemstones. JSP testing solution is used to verify precious metals. This item was microscopically examined. The stones were acetone tested for color fastness.
These beautiful pieces were created for export and are no longer being made. They have become very desirable collector pieces. A wonderful example of Chinese artisan skills.
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