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Edwardian Amethyst And Seed Pearl Circle Pendant

SKU

90-1-12985

$2,750.00
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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

Dating back to the first or second decade of the twentieth century, this charming circle pendant (converted from a brooch) glistens and glows all around with seamlessly-set royal purple amethysts outlined on both sides with strands of tiny lustrous white seed pearls. A ravishing rarity, circa 1915. Total amethyst weight, 2.40 carats. Hand fabricated in platinum, it measures just under 1 1/4 inch diameter. The fine platinum chain measures 18 inches.

Details

Materials:
Platinum
Length:
1 1/8 Inch
Width:
1 1/8 Inch
Height:
1/8 Inch
Gram Weight:
7.8 Grams
Period:
Edwardian
Gemstone Details Gemstone Details

30 Calibre Cut Amethysts

Carat Weight:
2.40 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Color:
Purple
Measurements:
2.20-2.30 mm
2.40-2.60 mm
2.40-2.20 mm

92 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Doughnut
Measurements:
1.68-1.74 mm
Color:
Cream
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
2.40

About Edwardian Jewelry

Edwardians took the dark beauty of Victorian jewelry and dyed it platinum blonde. Light and airy filigree, worked with intricate millegrain and detailed designs in that durable metal, was liberally set with the “white” stones—pearls and diamonds chief among them. The Victorians’ sense of whimsy and beloved yellow gold didn’t disappear completely, though, even as the Edwardian era made way for the further-streamlined Art Deco.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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