Black Onyx and 0.42ct Diamond, 18ct Yellow Gold Cross Pendant - Antique Circa 1850

GBP 2,250.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Victorian black onyx and 0.42ct diamond, 18 carat yellow gold and silver set cross pendant; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections

This exceptional, fine and impressive antique pendant has been crafted in 18ct yellow gold with a silver setting.

The substantial body of the pendant has been crafted in black onyx, in the form of a cross.

The centre of the cross is embellished with a feature Dutch cut diamond, encircled by eight further diamonds creating a stellate cluster design, encompassed with a plain border in the shape of an eight cornered star.

The exceptional and large Victorian onyx cross is ornamented with sixteen further impressive Dutch cut diamonds, pavé set within paired leaf designs emanating along the crossbars.

The pendant suspends from a 9ct yellow gold 18″ chain via a tapering ring loop ornamented with a central paralleling band of exceptional black hot enamel.

The chain secures with a conventional spring-loaded bolt ring fastening.

This onyx and diamond cross pendant necklace has been independently tested using state of the art technology (Niton XL2 Analyzer) and verified as 18 carat gold and silver.

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

Diamond Quality
Colour (average grades) H
Clarity (average grades) P1
Cut Dutch
Content 0.42 carat

Length of drop 9.5cm/3.74″
Length of cross 7.7cm/3.03″
Width of cross 4.8cm/1.89″
Height of setting 7.37mm/0.29″
Chain length 45.72cm/18″

19.67 grams (excluding chain)

Object History

Date: Circa 1850
Origin: Europe

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Object Condition

This impressive and large pendant is exceptional quality, incorporating an exceptional black onyx and set with impressive diamonds, displaying a fine white colour and brilliance.

The pendant is an exceptional gauge of gold and is in exceptional condition.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

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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