Antique Amethyst & Cultured Pearl Pendant, 9 Carat Gold Diamond Shape Drop Necklace with Oval Amethyst. Circa 1900s - 1910s.Add to Wishlist
Early 20th century 9 carat gold pendant set with amethyst and cultured pearls. This necklace features a long diamond shaped drop. A gold frame contains a large deep purple amethyst which is articulated to swing gently. To the top of the frame is a leaf design which is studded with pearls. A slender tear drop shape leads to a wide bail. The chain and pendant are unlikely to have spent their entire lives together. The pendant is circa 1900s - 1910s, British in origin. Chain is more modern, probably mid 20th century.
Amethyst: oval shape, brilliant cut, approx 7.3 mm by 5.5 mm.
Pearls: seed pearls, 5. 2 approx 1.2 mm and 3 approx 1.8 mm.
Stamped 9ct on the back of the pendant and the chain is stamped 375 on the clasp. Tested and assessed as 9 carat gold throughout.
Measures 48 cm / 19 inches long and the drop is approx 4.7 cm / 1.85 inches long.
Weighs 2.5 grams.