A Victorian Natural Pearl And Diamond Cluster Necklace
A Victorian natural pearl and diamond necklace, the twelve graduated cluster motifs each centred with natural bouton pearls measuring from 5.6 mm to 9 mm, within a surround of old brilliant-cut diamonds in cut-down silver setting alternately thread-in silver set with entwined old-cut diamond set fancy figure-of-eight links, centred with a single old brilliant-cut diamond cut-down collet silver set, total estimated diamond weight approximately 60 carats, all mounted in gold, circa 1880, measuring approximately 43 x 2.1 cm, convertible into two bracelets, a shorter necklace and a tiara, gross weight 82.4 grams. Unmarked tested as 18ct Gold and Silver.
Victorian necklace in very good condition.
A magnificent Victorian pearl and diamond necklace, a perfect example of the old dictum ‘if diamond be the King of gems so is the pearl the Queen.’ A wonderful example of the opulence of mid to late Victorian jewellery at its finest.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.