Antique Victorian Blue Enamel and Foiled Garnet Necklace
Stunning and extremely rare antique robin-blue enamel locket and necklace! Coming from France, this Victorian era necklace is preserved in a superb condition!
A fine example of 19th century enamel work - this stunning antique pendant has a puffy and heavy body deliberately decorated with robin egg blue enamel and perfectly preserved garnets. The main garnet has a tead drop cabochon cut and sits on foil.
Foiling the next of the precious stone is a goldsmith technology which was widely used in the 18th and 19th centuries. It was applied to give the stones and extra deoth and shine, where the foil plays a role of a reflection mirror behind the stone.
The necklace and pendant are both made of 18 kt yellow gold. The enamel work of the locket is perfect without damage or wear. The inner compartment is spacious and clean. The glass door is perfectly preserved.
This amazing necklace is a very rare find. Will make an amazing gift for archeological revival jewelry collector!
Weight: 15.6 grams;
Necklace: 40 inch or 51 cm;
Pendant dimensions: 1.4 x 1 inch;
Hallmarks: 18k gold marks on chain & mastres mark, acid-tests as 18ct gold;
Precious stones: foiled tear drop garnet 0.85 x 0.6 inch, smaller teardrop garnet of 0.3 x 0.15 inch;
Condition: Very good antique condition.
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