Exquisite, Edwardian 9ct, 9k, 375 Gold Amethyst, double drop Necklace, Lavalier
This pretty lariat necklace features two Amethyst gemstones attached to a gold rolo link chain.
At the top of the pendant section is a round, faceted 5.5mm Amethyst, attached via a solid split gold bar to an oval 8x10mm Amethyst drop.
The Amethyst gemstones are a lovely deep purple, they all match beautifully!
Hallmarked 9ct (denotes 9carat gold)
Amethyst is the traditional birthstone for February
The name Lavalier (also spelt lavalier or lavallière) derived from the name of the Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), one of the mistresses of Louis XIV, who favoured this style of necklace.
Measurements: Length: 20″‘ / 51cm & drop is 36.6mm”
Total weight: 3.7 grams
Hallmarks: 9ct (denotes 9carat gold)
Condition: Good – though it looks like the chain has been extended (not really noticeable)
Date: Edwardian (1901 to 1910)