The color bands throughout the opals are striking when seen around the wearer's neck. There are seven stones that are oval shaped, nine are round--all are cabochon cut. The chain is 14K gold (tested and guaranteed. A round ring clasp was added for security. However, there is an older clasp that will be enclosed with the purchase if the buyer prefers having the original.
The necklace measures 16 inches in length and weighs 6.2 grams. The three long drops each measure 1 1/2 inches in length. It is possible for a jeweler to add matching chain in order to add length to the necklace.
It easily could be classified as Edwardian or Art Nouveau. Many items of this era fit several categories. It is in lovely condition.