Description & Technical information

The necklace formed of a fringe row of stiff laurel leaves with raised vein detail, alternating baton stems with ball terminals decorated with ropetwist wirework, all hung from a single row of bead and reeded wire roundels upon a foxtail chain, S scroll clasp, together with a pair of matching pendant earrings each with a leaf flanked by beaded stem batons, from daisy flowerhead concave domes with rectangular panel in between, leaves with double sided veining and ropetwist detail edging, French gold import mark to the necklace clasp.

Weight: 121.5g

Date:   c.1870
Period:  19th century
Origin:  probably Italian
Dimensions: 41 x 6.3 cm (16¹/₈ x 2¹/₂ inches)
Categories: Jewellery