Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870

Caroline's Jewelry with a Past is offering an interesting 14kt. and 18kt. yellow gold pendant/brooch and earrings demi-parure or suite in the architectural or archaeological style of the 1870 period. The set has columns of dark green malachite attached to each piece with a band of gold which features applied cannetille wire work. Each piece has a pendeloque or bullet-shaped drop. The pendant/ brooch combination has a concave center and features a fold down bail which is hidden when worn as a brooch. The pendant/ brooch is 1-5/8" wide and has a 2-3/8" drop. With the fold down bail closed the piece is 1-15/16" long. The pin stem on the brooch is silver. The drop is flattened on the reverse to lay flat on the neck.The earrings also have a concave center and an 18kt. gold shepherd's crook wire for pierced ears. The earrings are 1-1/2" long X 1/2" wide. All three pieces weigh a total of 11.9 grams.

The gold content of this piece has been tested using standard accepted testing methods, such as acid testing.

ITEM ID
BH00374
ITEM SIZE
1
TYPE
Fine
MATERIAL
Gold
STONE
Malachite
STYLE
Revival, Victorian
ITEM TYPE
Antique
COLOR
Gold

Caroline's Jewelry with a Past

Arresting Architectural Revival Gold and Malachite Demi-Parure c. 1870

$850

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