Diamond, Ruby, Turquoise, Gold, Silver Necklace 2211GM

This lovely necklace feature Rose Cut Diamond, Ruby and Turquoise crafted in 18k Gold and Silver.
French hallmarks on the chain ca.1900

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This lovely necklace feature Rose Cut Diamond, Ruby and Turquoise crafted in 18k Gold and Silver.
French hallmarks on the chain ca.1900

Design Era: Late Victorian (1885-1900).
Dimensions: Pendant 9,5 x 22 mm – Chain 39 cm
Weight in grams: 2,7
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear

This item is temporarily on an exhibition.
Contact for pricing and availability.

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This lovely necklace feature Rose Cut Diamond, Ruby and Turquoise crafted in 18k Gold and Silver.
French hallmarks on the chain ca.1900

Design Era: Late Victorian (1885-1900).
Dimensions: Pendant 9,5 x 22 mm – Chain 39 cm
Weight in grams: 2,7
Condition: Very good condition – slightly used with small signs of wear

Late Victorian

During the Late Victorian or Aesthetic period (1885-1900), jewelers used diamonds and feminine, bright gemstones such as sapphire, peridot, and spinel. Star and crescent designs as well as elaborate hat pins were also popular. Some scholars believe the aesthetic era began sooner, in 1875, and ended as early as 1890.


Rose Cut Diamond

The rose cut features a flat bottom with a dome-shaped crown, rising to a single apex. With anywhere from 3 to 24 facets, a rose cut diamond resembles the shape of a rose bud. The rose cut dates to the 1500s and remained common during the Georgian and Victorian eras.


Ruby

A ruby is a pink to blood-red colored gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum (aluminium oxide). The red color is caused mainly by the presence of the element chromium. Its name comes from ruber, Latin for red. Other varieties of gem-quality corundum are called sapphires. The ruby is considered one of the four precious stones, together with the sapphire, the emerald and the diamond.


Turquoise

Turquoise is found in only a few places on earth, and the world’s largest turquoise producing region is the southwest United States. Turquoise is prized for its attractive colour, most often an intense medium blue or a greenish blue, and its ancient heritage. Turquoise is used in a great variety of jewellery styles. It is perhaps most closely associated with southwest and Native American jewellery, but it is also used in many sleek, modern styles. Some turquoise contains a matrix of dark brown markings, which provides an interesting contrast to the gemstone’s bright blue colour.


Gold

Because of the softness of pure (24k) gold, it is usually alloyed with base metals for use in jewelry, altering its hardness and ductility, melting point, color and other properties. Alloys with lower carat rating, typically 22k, 18k, 14k or 9k, contain higher percentages of copper or other base metals or silver or palladium in the alloy. Copper is the most commonly used base metal, yielding a redder color.


Silver

Silver is a white metallic element, harder than gold, softer than copper and second only to gold in malleability and ductility. Represented on the Periodic Table of the Elements by the symbol Ag, silver is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. Silver is considered one of the noble metals because of it is excellent resistance to oxidation. Historically, silver has played a prominent role in the production of jewelry an objets d’art and is usually alloyed with another metal to harden it enough to maintain the desired shape and details imparted to it.


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