Edwardian Opal and Ruby Lavaliere Necklace, C 1900
Dating from the turn-of-the-twentieth century, this fabulous antique Edwardian lavalier necklace is composed of a colorful 3/4 CTW opal and a dangling pendant having a brilliant ruby swaying below. Hand crafted in 10K gold, the pendant bears a leaf design in gold with a sunrise at the bottom. The iridescent opal at the top flashes colors of blue, green, pink and purple. All original, this truly beautiful piece of jewelry is perfect for an anniversary gift, wedding gift or for the bride!
Materials: 10 karat yellow gold
Gemstone: Opal - 8.20mm - roughly 3/4 CTW; Ruby - 3.25mm
Measurements: Necklace is 15.75 inches long with the lavaliere pendant measuring 1.50 inches
Weight: 4 grams
Hallmarks: NA - tested and guaranteed to be at least 10K
Condition: No chips or nicks to the opal or the ruby with the gold having a wonderful patina. A wonderful vintage piece of jewelry!