French Belle Epoque Pendant on Chain
Heritagem presents :
This outstanding necklace is a real testimony of the Edwardian period. It comprises a 18kt gold chain and a magnificent pendant adorned with 2 ribbons, naturals pearls and diamonds. It is set with 8 old mine cut diamonds and rose cut diamonds. Each compartment encloses a natural pearl : the top one is a conch pearl (7.10 x 5.15 mm), the pearl on the right has a greyish tint (7.09×5.8mm), the pearl on the left has a creamy tint (8.78×5.6) and the last one on the bottom is (6.65 x5.3mm). It was perfectly well handcrafted. The chain is made in 18kt gold and it measures 40 cm long. The necklace weighs 12,2 gr and it is in very good antique condition. The pendant measures 58,38 (2,29) by 53,11(2.09) mm (inch).
It was made at the very beginning of the 20th century in France during the Belle Epoque (Edwardian era). The clasp of the chain is marked with the French eagle’s head as the hinge of the pendant. This necklace is absolutely ravishing , it is very refined. It will enhanced any outfit of your wardrobe. If you are a lover of Belle Epoque jewellery, this one is for you. Pearl symbolises purity and innocence; they are usually worn by the bride for her wedding. The legend said that pearls are the tear-drops of the moon, fallen in the sea. This is the only birthstone which has 5 months of the year : February, April, June (traditional) and November.
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Weight : 12,2gr
Dimensions : 8,38 (2,29) by 53,11(2.09) mm (inch).
Stones : Pearls and diamonds
Metal : 18kt gold and Platinum
Period : Belle Epoque
Condition : Very good
Hallmarks : French : eagle’s head