A Georgian Aquamarine And Gold Cannetille Suite
A Georgian aquamarine and gold cannetille suite, the necklace consisting of three emerald-cut aquamarine-set gold links, connected with two oval-cut aquamarine-set clusters, attached to a fine gold mesh chain by three floral links on each side, set with oval-cut aquamarines, with clasp set with an oval-cu aquamarine, the detachable cross pendant centrally-set with a cushion-cut aquamarine and an oval-cut aquamarine set on each arm, the drop earrings set with pear shaped and oval-cut aquamarines, all mounted in yellow gold, circa 1800, accompanied by original fitted box, the necklace measuring approximately 42 x 2.3cm, the cross measuring approximately 6 x 5.2cm and the earrings measuring approximately 6.8 x 1.7cm, gross weight 75.5 grams.
An exquisite and intricate suite. This suite features detailed cannetille, a technique used frequently in the early nineteenth century. The detailed openwork gold surrounds an arrangement of faceted aquamarine, which provides a beautiful contrast to the bright yellow gold. This set features a necklace with a magnificent pendant and a pair of dramatic earrings. A wonderful and historic set.
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.