Victorian Emerald Austro Hungarian Necklace
Exquisite and very elaborate antique Victorian Austro Hungarian necklace set with large natural emerald gemstones accented with pearls and rich garnets. The pendant has large square emeralds set in a gold gilded frame accented with enamel. Half pearls and inset garnets add color with an emerald drop swaying below. Note the dragons on the side towards the top. The pendant swings from a bale having emeralds, pearls and garnets with the chain as detailed as the pendant. Filigree links with square emeralds alternate with pearl links with the necklace closed by a slide clasp. The back is also detailed. Measuring 18 inches to the bail, the pendant bail and drop measure 4 1/2 inches. A rare museum quality necklace!