A beautiful, dainty Edwardian, Platinum & natural Basra Pearl chain with barrel clasp. This pretty antique chain features eleven x 3 to 3.5mm natural pearls connected with platinum wire at approx 1 inch intervals on a rolo link platinum chain. Complete with barrel clasp.
Hallmarked: Plat (denotes platinum)
Tiny natural pearls from India were used extensively in antique Jewellery. Many of the pearls used were from the Pinctada radiata oyster found in the Persian Gulf, the Red seas and Sri Lanka.
Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June.
MEASUREMENTS: Lgth: 17″ / 43.5cm
WEIGHT: 3.2 grams
CONDITION: Good Antique condition
DATE: Edwardian (1901 to 1910)