Fantastic antique Edwardian 14k yellow gold seed pearl amethyst and river pearl festoon necklace. A nice big showy piece with a great weight of 8.5 grams. Measures 3" x 3-5/8" with the ORIGINAL 14k yellow gold curb link chain with spring ring clasp, total length on the neck is 16". This wonderful festoon features 104 tiny seed pearls graduating in size from 1mm to 1.5mm and painstakingly bead set into the mounting. The mounting consists of four separate (individually pieced construction) stations, each is attached by jump rings to the other for lots of movement and swing. The piece is accented by a 5mm diameter c 3mm depth (.36 carat) round faceted natural amethyst, medium purple, very lively with lovely saturation. Finishing off the piece, is the belle of the ball, a natural fresh water river pearl, big and fat with gorgeous pinky-silver iridescence, measuring 5/8" long (14mm!) x apx. 1/4" in width. The piece is hallmarked on the back and on the jump ring "14K". It is in exceptional well cared for condition, and truly splendid! Circa 1900-1910. Just to give you an idea of the weight and heft, most of the little lavalieres that we offer weigh less than 2 grams total including the chain, this particular festoon enjoys a total weight including the chain and drop pearl, of 8.5 grams.
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