Antique silver Austro Hungarian turquoise and seed pearl festoon necklace. Our antique silver necklace is fully hallmarked in several places with Austro Hungarian hallmarks. It lies around the neck in a stylish festoon that brings out it's age old charm. The chains are designed in four sections at graduating lengths to give the festoon a fabulous look. The two long chains attach evenly to the pendant, the length of these are between 14-1/4'' and 14-3/8'' with the pendant. The drop is about 2-1/8''. The other chains festoon from the bottom chain but do not go around the neck. Additional links could be added to the back of the necklace to extend the length
The central focal point features lovely filigree and wire work with bezel set Persian turquoise and a single seed pearl set to form a thoughtful for get me not. This piece is in all original condition and exhibits a wonderful time enhanced patina. It's original clasp is in place and working well. You will find the Austro Hungarian hallmarks on the clasp as well as the front of the pendant. These pieces are very hard to find and this one is a true treasure in such well cared for condition.