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Antique & Vintage Necklaces

Antique Festoon Georgian Necklace

£1,990.00

Antique Festoon Georgian Necklace Pink & Clear Paste Silver Swag Necklace circa 1800

  • The necklace is 17 1/2″ ( 34.5cm ) long
  • Round pink paste stone 12.5mm across
  • Two oblong cut pink paste 10 mm x7 mm
  • Two pear shaped pink stones 1.8 long
  • Bottom pear shaped stone 6.5mm
  • Central flower piece 14cm across and 7.5cm drop
  • Weighs an impressive 43 grams
  • Box clasp with secure tongue and push
  • This genuine Georgian necklace dates to around 1800
  • It is in excellent original condition
  • It comes in the presentation box illustrated
  • Our ref : 2043

Notes: Paste is hand cut glass. It stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones, clear paste sparkles like diamonds. Fine paste will often look better than natural gemstones. It was used extensively in the 18th and 19th century where it was popular with royalty and aristocrats.

Description

This Georgian swag necklace is gorgeous.
Hand crafted in silver this rare high quality necklace dates to around 1800
So beautifully designed with swags of sparkling paste flowers and pretty pink paste stones
The central round pink stone is surrounded by clear stones within a scroll fame. Above two oblong past stones are festooned with clear stones. Below are swags of paste flowers with two pear shaped pink stones with a paste cluster fringe finished with a pear shaped pink drop
The clear stone flower clusters continue all around the necklace to the back where it is finished with a decorated box clasp
This necklace has a closed back and the stones are foil backed to enhance them
It is designed to sit elegantly and comfortably on the neck.
This fabulous necklace looks stunning when worn

Additional information

gem

Paste

product-type

Georgian, Victorian & Edwardian