A Victorian aquamarine, pearl and gold pendant-necklace

A Victorian aquamarine, pearl and gold pendant-necklace, made in the archaeological style, the faceted cushion shape aquamarine measuring 15.9 x 15.7mm, surrounded by a double cluster of half-pearls and a gold frame with three gold rosettes and wirework decorations of foliate design in between, to the back with fine foliate and floral engravings, surrounded by a realistically carved snake made or rose gold with ruby-set eye, all mounted in gold and suspended by a gold pendant loop, the pendant measuring approximately 5.7 x 4.5cm, accompanied by snake chain measuring approximately 44cm long, circa 1870 gross weight 64.7 grams.

No. X32833M