Description & Technical information

The necklace composed of ten stylised pansy clusters each with upper petals of oval facetted amethysts and lower petals of topaz, each with small pearl to centre, joined on triple chains, the back of the necklace with three cushion shaped clusters of different form, two featuring a cushion cut citrine, inverted, within garnet and pearl border, flanking a smaller similar topaz cluster forming the clasp, the necklace hung to the front with a matching cross of elongated rectangular cut yellow topaz arms, square cut to centre, four oval cut garnets around the junction, a pearl accent at each terminal, all close set and mounted in gold.
Weight: 92.5g

Date:  c.1810
Period:  19th century
Medium: Golden topaz and amethyst
Dimensions: 36.5 x 5.5 cm (14³/₈ x 2¹/₈ inches)
Categories: Jewellery