Antique Austro Hungarian Pearl Emerald Necklace
Gorgeous circa 1860s antique Victorian Austro Hungarian necklace in gold gilt silver filigree with genuine emeralds and pearls! The large pendant has triangle shaped rough cut green emeralds and pearls collet set with a braid band at the base. The focal pearl in the center is surrounded by enamel accents with a gold star. If you look closely, you can see the gothic dragon connecting the pendant to the chain. Elaborate links of emerald and pearls on a filigree background form the chain with the necklace closed by a shovel slide clasp. Impressed on the clasp with several hallmarks, the piece is an exquisite early, Austro Hungarian necklace sure to garner attention wherever it is worn!
- Materials: 800 Silver/Gold Gilded
- Gemstones: Emerald/Pearl
- Length: 14 1/2 inches
- Pendant length: 2 1/2 inches
- Weight: 50 grams
There is one tiny emerald missing on the link by the slide clasp although not a seen unless looped as well as one tiny pearl a replacement.