Perfectly exquisite set dating from the 1980’s features sumptuous, lustrous cultured soft white freshwater pearls and 14 Karat Gold spacer bars and clasps. These pearls are not perfectly round, but slightly asymmetrical. Necklace is composed of three rows of pearls, separated into three sections, each separated with a 14K gold twisted cylinder spacer bar, and a matching twisted cylindrical clasp assembly. This is a secure clasp that works by catching the gold bar with the hook and then inserting it by pushing it into the cylinder. .
Necklace has a boggling amount of 343 pearls and weighs 56 grams. Pearls are graduated in size, with the smallest being 6mm x 6.5mmand the largest being approximately 6.5mm x 7mm. Necklace hangs beautifully.
Matching bracelet features three row of slightly larger pearls, separated by three twisted cylindrical 14k gold spacer bars, and has a 14k gold filigree tongue and groove box assembly clasp. Pearls range in size from 6mm x 6.5mm to mm to 6.5mm x 8mm. Clasp is marked 14K and has a makers mark as well. Bracelet is made up of 93 stunning pearls. And weighs 24 grams. Combined weight of necklace and bracelet is 80 grams. Total amount of pearls in both pieces is 436. All pearls are very smooth in texture and matched well in color. Luster and nacre are very beautiful.
Necklace measures 17” x 3/4". Bracelet is 7-1/4” x 3/4”. Pearls on bracelet are larger in size than those on the necklace, Spacer bars on both pieces are identical in size. Just one fascinating set that will always be in style.