A superb piece in gold washed Silver. Lavalier design with Amethyst cabochons, one bullet tipped. The intricate chain has alternating plaques set with smaller stones and tiny seed Pearls. Two larger chain segments have half pearls ringed in small faceted Amethyst stones. The first segment of the drops holds the bullet tipped stone encircled with seed pearls and then ringed with Amethysts. The largest drop is an intricate filigree with the largest oval stone. Beautifully detailed. Wears at 18 inches around the neck. The total of the three plaques is 3 5/8 inches. The clasp is marked with the Hungarian dog 800 Silver mark, indicating a little less Silver than Sterling. Ca., 1900 and in very good condition. This is a wonderful piece and it wears absolutely beautifully!
Austro Hungarian Silver Amethyst Necklace