Description & Technical information

Depicting various classical figural scenes from mythology.
The necklace with seven graduated oblong and oval turquoise panels, each within a cushion cut diamond frame, a larger cushion to each of the cardinal points, open cut down collet set in silver and gold, the earrings each set with a drop-shaped turquoise panel carved with dancing maiden in flowing robes and with goat in attendance, the diamond borders similarly spaced by larger stones at the compass points, the turquoise cameos to the necklace carved variously with cherubs, Cupids, lions, goats, bacchanalian figures, chariots, stag and deer, reclining goddesses and others, together with a dark blue velvet fitted case gilt tooled to the cover 'KB' below a coronet
Length of necklace 38cm / 15''

Length of earrings 4.5cm / 1¾''
Weight: 120.5g

Date:  1850
Period:  19th century
Medium: Tturquoise cameo and diamond
Categories: Jewellery