Description & Technical information

Weight: 82g, the fine three-row woven necklace suspending a fringe flowerheads, chain and amphorae, with turquoise and lapis lazuli coloured enamel highlights, signed to reverse of clasp.

Inspired by the "Melos" necklace c. 330-300BC now in the British Museum. For a similar necklace by Castellani see the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York.
Length 35.5cm / 14''

Date:  1860
Period:  1850-1900
Origin:  Italy
Medium: gold
Categories: Jewellery