Edwardian Amethyst Necklace
Jewelry from the Edwardian era has the reputation for being lacy, feminine and ethereally beautiful. Romantic in conformation, open and airy in style this turn-of-the-twentieth century necklace exemplifies the look so sought after by ladies of the time.
Amethyst, one of Queen Alexandra’s preferred gemstones is featured in a faceted form in this delicious delicate 10k yellow gold piece. Symmetrical in overall configuration, oval and round gems in gold bezels accent a main pendant of scrolling gold latticework centered with a round faceted amethyst and suspending an oval drop. A simple 10k yellow gold link chain finishes with an elegant profile.
Measurements: 15-3/8 inches (38.8 cm) in total length; center drop is 2.3 inches (5.6 cm) long. Weight of 10.7 (6.9 cm).
Condition: Excellent; replaced spring ring clasp.
Date: Circa 1900.