This fabulous Rivière style Victorian era necklace has seventeen individually set faceted colored gems, graduating in size. A truly spectacular piece of antique jewelry.
Item # RET/DR10615
Victorian Colored Gemstone Rivière Necklace
- Metal- 10 karat gold
Gemstones- from left to right: .76 carat zircon, .48 carat amethyst, 1.44 carat zircon, 1.88 carat zircon, 1.23 carat enstatite, 2.14 carat zircon, 2.2 carat garnet, 2.06 carat citrine, 3.45 carat zircon, 1.96 carat amethyst (rutilated inclusions), 3.40 carat zircon, 1.80 carat amethyst (rutilated inclusions), 2.07 carat garnet, 1.90 carat zircon, .62 carat citrine, 1.16 carat garnet, .72 carat spinel, approximately 30 carats total weight
Size- 3.7 mm width chain, 16 1/2 inches in length
Details- figure 8 safety clasp, four prong pierced collet settings attached with two jump rings and oval link connectors, decorative book chain (Victorian chain style consisting of interlocking links of flat folded metal resembling the binding of a book)
Condition- good, some nicks and chips in metal on back of necklace