Antique Victorian Garnet Silver Gilt Necklace

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Antique Victorian necklace featuring faceted garnet gemstones set in silver gilt. Each garnet gemstone has been cut to reflect the light, the stones are deep red, changing in colour as light moves around them. Silver gilt is a term used for laying gold over silver.

 

Garnets were used extensively in all different designs of Victorian jewellery, bracelets, rings, brooches and elaborate necklaces, they represent the birthstone of January.  Seed pearls in the Victorian era were associated with a number of symbols such as innocence, purity, humility and harmony.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The pendant measures 4.5cm / 1.7" in height and 2.1cm / 0.8" in width. The piece hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measures 18".

 

WEIGHT

4.56g

 

CONDITION

This piece has at some point in its long history been converted from a brooch and then removed as indicated by the two squares on the back of the piece. The piece is in good antique condition, there is one stone missing on the left side of the piece.

 

SKU

6379

Antique Victorian necklace featuring faceted garnet gemstones set in silver gilt. Each garnet gemstone has been cut to reflect the light, the stones are deep red, changing in colour as light moves around them. Silver gilt is a term used for laying gold over silver.

 

Garnets were used extensively in all different designs of Victorian jewellery, bracelets, rings, brooches and elaborate necklaces, they represent the birthstone of January.  Seed pearls in the Victorian era were associated with a number of symbols such as innocence, purity, humility and harmony.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The pendant measures 4.5cm / 1.7" in height and 2.1cm / 0.8" in width. The piece hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measures 18".

 

WEIGHT

4.56g

 

CONDITION

This piece has at some point in its long history been converted from a brooch and then removed as indicated by the two squares on the back of the piece. The piece is in good antique condition, there is one stone missing on the left side of the piece.

 

SKU

6379

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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