3.45ct Opal and 0.27ct Diamond, 22ct Yellow Gold Necklace - Antique Circa 1890

GBP 5,950.00

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Object Description

A stunning, fine and impressive antique Victorian 3.45 carat opal and 0.27 carat diamond, 22 carat yellow gold necklace; part of our antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

This stunning, fine and impressive antique necklace has been crafted in 22ct yellow gold.

The antique necklace is comprised of a yellow gold rope chain, with a central setting comprised of forty-six conjoined circular links; each alternate link features a central yellow gold ball motif and twisted rope border.

The impressive necklace is embellished with a central pendant, suspended via a yellow gold foliate decorated ring loop.

The quatrefoil shaped pendant features a central claw set Old European cut diamond, surrounded by four stunning oval cabochon cut opals.

The central pendant is segmented via yellow gold stemmed ball motifs and incorporates interlacing scrolling motifs to the nadir.

The stunning Victorian necklace features four yellow gold three-leaf clover motifs, each embellished with an Old European cut diamond to the centre.

These impressive pensile designs alternate with two independent cabochon cut opal drops, ornamented yellow gold scrolling motifs to each nadir, reflecting that of the main pendant.

This opal necklace secures to the reverse with a push fit clasp.

This gold and opal necklace has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 22 carat gold; this indicates the high quality of the piece.

This impressive opal necklace is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card.

This stunning original antique pendant is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Images do not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and diamonds. The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone.

Opal Quality
Cut Cabochon
Content 3.45 carats

Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) G
Clarity (average grades) P1
Cut Old European Round
Content 0.27 carat

Length of drop 4.2cm/1.65″
Width of drop 1.85cm/0.73″
Height of setting 5.96mm/0.23″
Length of setting 12.3cm/4.84″
Wearing length 40.64cm/16″

19.62 grams

Object History

Date: Circa 1890

Object Literature

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Object Condition

This Victorian necklace is superior quality, set with stunning opals displaying a scintillating play of colour.

The impressive supporting diamonds display a fine white colour and brilliance.

The stunning gold and opal necklace is a superior gauge of gold and is in exceptional condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique opal jewellery/estate jewelry.

Object Details

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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