Description & Technical information

The necklace with graduated oval and rounded facetted amethysts, hung to the front with a detachable cross having uniform arms each formed of a single oval facetted stone, similar to centre and a smaller oval amethyst between each arm forming an 'X', the earrings each hung with a pear shaped facetted amethyst with trefoil cluster of smaller circular facetted stones below and a fourth circular stone forming the top, all open cut-down collet set in gold, (the earrings top fittings later), together with a fitted case from Tessiers
Length of necklace 43.5cm / 17''

Length of cross pendant including fitting 6.2cm / 2½''

Length of earrings 5cm / 2''
Weight: 103.5g

Date:  c.1850
Period:  19th century
Medium: Amethyst
Categories: Jewellery