SOLD: Victorian gold collar and ruby, emerald and natural pearl locket
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So hard to find. And in wonderful condition too. This Victorian serpent collar comes with a ruby, emerald and seed pearl locket, which slides off for separate wear.
These gas pipe collars inspired the iconic Bulgari serpenti tubogas jewels. This example is totally handmade (there is a degree of mechanisation in the contemporary examples).
It’s 18-carat gold and from about 1880. The collar is a generous size too.
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• Handmade in 18-carat yellow gold
• Set with two natural rubies, two natural emeralds and nine natural seed pearls
• Collar approximately 17 1/2 inches (43cm) long, 11mm wide
• Locket approximately 5.8cm (2 1/4 inches) long including small bale, 3.4cm wide
• Length of drop from top of chain to bottom of locket approximately 7.7cm (three inches)
• Weight is 58 grams
• In very good antique condition: there is slight bruising in one small section of the collar near the clasp (see photograph), so this is not visible when worn
• Will come in a Karen Deakin gift box
Please examine the photographs carefully – they form part of the description.
I’d be very happy to send more information and images. Layaway available.
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