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Antique Indian Moghul Tourmaline and Pearl Necklace and Earrings

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90-1-2871

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

A wonderful, wearable and stylish necklace and earring ensemble rendered in weighted high-karat gold (18K plus) and composed of pink and green tourmaline, turquoise and pearls from the Indian sub-continent. We aren't sure how old these pieces are, but judging from the estate of antique jewelry from which it came, we are assuming it to be from the late 1800s - early 1900s. A fun, fashionable, colorful ethnic look with some wear on the reverse of the bottom pendant.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
16 1/4 inches &
Gram Weight:
65.3 g

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