10k Amethyst and Seed Pearl Lavaliere Necklace.
The pendant on this 10k chain is an antique, Edwardian lavaliere. It has a lovely, faceted oval amethyst set in an open back, millgrain setting with 24 seed pearls placed above and around the amethyst. The pendant has a teardrop shape pearl suspended from the bottom. The amethyst has a lovely deep purple color. The chain, setting and bail are all 10 karat yellow gold and the chain is a replacement, with a spring ring clasp.
The lavaliere pendant is ca. 1900. Both the chain and pendant are marked "10k". The fine chain is about 18" long and the pendant with the bale has a 1 ½" drop. The pendant is 1" wide.
Condition: no missing pearls, no chips in the amethyst, clasp works well.
This lovely necklace would be a special gift for anyone!