Gorgeous silver Arts & Craft amethyst necklace by Murrle Bennette.
This beautifully designed necklace dates to the late Victorian period.
It is centered with a Celtic Knot panel suspended from two chains set with oval amethysts, with negligee chains below terminating with a further two amethysts.
The gorgeous lilac blue amethysts are millegrain collet set.
The hammered silver Celtic knot is 12 mm square.
The four oval transitional brilliant cut amethysts are 9 mm x 7 mm thats a total weight of about about 7 carat.
The pendant chain is 20 cm (8″)to the top of the Celtic knot with the negligee drops 5 cm ( 2″) & 3 cm ( 1 1/4″) to the bottom of the amethyst.
The overall length of the necklace is 26 cm (10 1/4″).
Fully hallmarked and signed MB & Co 950.
This quality necklace weighs 7.7 grams.
The antique necklace is in exceptional original condition.
It comes in the quality presentation box illustrated.
This is a rare and highly collectible necklace by the sought after designers Ernest Murrle & J B Bennett (1884 – 1914).
This elegant necklace sits on the neck beautifully and is so flattering.
our ref: 1183