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art nouveau aquamarine, pearl, diamond, and enamel 14k gold necklace
A beautiful piece of antique jewelry in incredible condition. Made during the Art Nouveau era of design, it's a fantastic example of the period. Done in rich 14k karat yellow gold, lush chain is anchored by a festooned front section. Naturalistic in form, curved lines are accented with beautifully done ombré enamel moving from light turquoise to creamy yellow.
Set at center is a bezel set oval aquamarine with a prong set diamond above it. Along with the stones are six small creamy pearls. It finishes with an independently hanging aquamarine giving the necklace movement. The rich yellow gold has a beautiful patina which shows its 100+ years in the best way possible.
Art Nouveau was a brief but important period of design at the end of the 19th century, circa 1895-1905. Characteristic for its depiction of natural elements, particularly flora and fauna. This necklace is a fantastic example of the art form.
At 15 inches in total length it sits high on the chest. It's a beautiful piece that looks amazing on the wearer.
- Style Number: R2358
- Antique, Art Nouveau circa early 1900s
- 14k yellow gold and enamel
- Aquamarines- 1 oval-shaped 5.8 mm W x 7.9 mm L and 1 pear-shaped 4.4 mm W x 8.2 mm L (approx.)
- 1 Old European Cut diamond, 0.05 carats (approx.)
- Seed pearls- 6 ranging in size from 2.8 mm to 3.6 mm each
- Length 15", depth 0.19"
- Pendant measures 1.56" L x 0.67" H, height including drop 1.39" H
- Great antique condition- wear consistent with age and use
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