Graduated torpedo-shaped drops cascade from a Brazilian link chain in this quintessential mid-Victorian gold necklace.
Inspired by the adornments of ancient Greek, Etruscan and Roman civilisations newly unearthed in the mid-19th century, jewellers embraced the trend to fashion similar items.
I love pieces like this – they’re both impeccably crafted and remarkable for their simple, almost modern design.
They’re also harder to find than the more elaborately decorated jewellery of most of the 19th century.
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• Handmade in 15-carat yellow gold
• Approximately 15 3/4 inches (40cm) long, the largest drop is 3cm (just over 1 inch) long
• Weight is 19.5 grams
• In excellent antique condition
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
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