Austro Hungarian Natural Sapphire & Pearl Necklace, circa 1910
Magnificent, opulent and – yes – not just a little over-the-top. This extraordinary Austro-Hungarian necklace features an estimated 18.00 carat of natural and unheated sapphires and a mix of seed and undrilled button pearls. A thrilling and high end example of the neo-renaissance / renaissance-revival that swept through mainland Europe at the end of the 19th century. Pure opulence!
Also in stock are the matching earrings.
Cut – The sapphires are faceted and a mix of shapes: round, oval, pear and cushion.
Clarity – The sapphires are clean to the naked eye.
Carat – The total approximate sapphire weight is 18.00.
Circa – 1910.
Measurements – The necklace is 16 inches. The pendant, including the lower drop, falls a further 2.7 inches.
Metal – 18k gold. Tested.