Antique, Exquisite Victorian 9ct, 9k, 375 Gold Peridot & blister Pearl, riveria necklace, Circa 1900
A beautiful, dainty Art Nouveau Peridot & Pearl necklace, featuring five, 6mm faceted Peridot drops and six, 6mm blister pearl drops mounted in a collet setting, suspended from a 9ct rolo link chain.
Complete with barrel clasp fitting.
Hallmarked: 9ct (9carat gold)
Very pretty, this fine necklace would most likely have graced the neck of a young Débutante (French for female beginner). Debutante balls were hosted at the grand houses of the aristocracy for young ladies approaching adulthood, where they were introduced to high society.
The necklace is short and measures 14.5″ / 37 cm, additional links can be added – please contact us for more details. The gemstone drops measure 8.5mm in length.
The Peridot gemstones are a beautiful lime green and are all in very good condition.
Peridot is the traditional birthstone for August
Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June.
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 .
Length: 14.5 inches (37cm)
Total weight: 6.2 grams
Condition: Very Good Antique condition
Date: Victorian (1837 to 1901)