This lovely necklace feature saltwater cultured pearls ( 3 to 7 mm) Pearls, 18K Gold lock decorated with 0.16ct (J/K SI1/2) Old Mine Cut Diamonds.
Design Era: Art Nouveau (1895-1915).
Additional details: White color diamonds with some inclusions ,one stone with a bit chip on the side. No hallmarks.
Dimensions: length: 47cm
Weight in grams: 11.2
Condition: Good condition – used with some signs of wear
Art Nouveau (Modern Style) or Jugendstil jewelry (1895-1915) features natural designs such as flowers and butterflies and were generally considered “romantic”. This style was popular from about 1895 until World War I. The style actually began around 1875 in Paris, and its influence went throughout the western world. The style died out by the end of World War I but has often been revived.
Art Nouveau jewelry follows curves and naturalistic designs, especially depicting long-haired, sensual women, sometimes turning into bird-like or flower-like forms.