Exquisite, Edwardian 9ct, 9k, 375 Gold Garnet & Pearl lavaliere necklace, C1905
An exquisite lavaliere necklace made in 9ct rose gold during the Edwardian, Art Nouveau period.
This antique lavalier necklace features a central 4.5mm faceted Garnet mounted in a milligrain setting on a knife edge bar, beautifully framed with seventeen seed pearls mounted foliate surround, this is surrounded by a plain gold circular frame attached to a split trace link chain connected to a matching 3.5mm Garnet.
Complete with a matching Garnet drop suspended at the base in an “en tremblant” (in a trembling style).
The Garnet gemstones are a lovely deep magenta colour with flashes of pink, with no visible chips or cracks. .
Complete with solid bolt ring and jump ring clasp.
Hallmarked 9ct verso and on the clasp
Garnet is the traditional birthstone for January.
Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June.
A fine example of Art Nouveau workmanship, this quality lavaliere will be delivered in a new black leatherette & velvet box
MEASUREMENTS: Pendant (from top garnet to garnet drop) :64.5 x 27.5mm, Length: 16.25″ / 41.5cm
WEIGHT: 3.7 Grams
HALLMARKS: 9ct (denotes 9carat gold)
CONDITION: Very Good – all gemstones original and intact
DATE: Art Nouveau (1895 to 1910)
PRODUCT CODE: N046
The name Lavalier (also spelt lavalier or lavalli�re) derived from the name of the Duchesse de La Valli�re (1644-1710), one of the mistresses of Louis XIV.