Offered is an exquisite Mississippi river pearl and faux Ruby glass sterling silver swag / festoon necklace. This beautiful necklace features luminous long natural fresh water pearls. The ruby glass is a deep ruby color set in deep bezels. The necklace is not marked, but does test as sterling silver. It is in excellent vintage condition with no damage. This necklace most likely dates to the late 1800s - early 1900s .... Victorian to Edwardian Eras and is a lovely example of Belle Epoque.
The necklace measures 16 1/2" long and hangs down 2 7/8" long at the center. This a lovely necklace that drapes beautifully, very feminine, very elegant. Antique jewelry with these large river pearls are rare and getting very hard to find. Some of the larger pearls can bring several hundred dollars each. This necklace would make a lovely bridal or wedding accessory or even a thoughtful bridesmaids gift. Sure to please the most discriminating collector or fashionista!
Victorian River Pearl Faux Ruby Swag Necklace OLD