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Victorian Emerald & Old Cut Diamond Necklace, circa 1900



Item #: 83AB232.

A magnificent pendant necklace. Featuring a square cut Colombian emerald which is surrounded by rose and old mine cut diamonds in a pear shaped drop. The extraordinary finely crafted middle panel resembles, to us, a butterfly. This links to two half crescents which are attached to a fixed platinum chain. In oxidised silver backed in gold.

Cut – The emerald is a square step cut with rose cut and old mine / miner cut diamonds.

Colour – The emerald is a deep verdant green, with H colour diamonds.

Clarity – The emerald has natural inclusions, which is normal for this gem. The diamonds are VS.

Carat – The emerald is approximately 1.25 carat, to 41 diamonds add to an estimated total of 2.15 carat.

Circa – 1900.

Measurements – The pendant, without the chain, is 44mm long. The chain is 16″. (This can be shorted if you would prefer.)

Metal – The pendant is oxidised silver backed in 9k gold, tested. The chain (which is no original to the piece) is hallmarked platinum.

£4,400