Exquisite Victorian natural, saltwater seed, basra pearls on 9ct white gold barrel clasp, Circa 1895
exquisite, dainty string of slightly graduated natural seed pearls.
These tiny pearls are intricately hand strung onto a 9ct white gold
The pearls graduate from a tiny 1.3mm to a central 2mm pearl.
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.
This antique pearl necklace is beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box
MEASUREMENTS; 16.5 inches / 42.5cm
WEIGHT: 1.8 grams
HALLMARKS: 9ct (denotes 9carat gold)
DATE: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
PRODUCT CODE: PE164