Vintage Amethyst Pearl Necklace 9ct Gold 27ct Of Amethyst Dated 1976
A majestic vintage dropper necklace adorned with eleven oval cut amethyst droppers with bright, white cultured pearls suspended in between. Each amethyst displays a luxurious deep violet hue and graduate in size from 2.2ct to 3.3ct in the middle (approx. 27ct total).
Amethyst is the birthstone of February and is considered a stone of protection, clarity and tranquillity. Its deep violet colouring has been highly esteemed throughout history, adorning regal jewellery all around the world, from ancient Egypt to the British crown jewels.
The stones are held in pierced claw galleries, all fashioned in 9ct gold along with the chain and ring clasp. It’s a magnificent piece, fit for royalty and features hallmarks on the back that indicate it was made in Edinburgh in 1976.
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WEIGHT: 18.3 grams
MEASURES: Length 16.3 inches - Chain width 1.5mm - Gallery 7.5 inches across x 14mm down
METAL: 9ct Gold (Stamped)
STONES: Amethysts (Largest 9 x 13mm, approx. 3.3ct – 27ct total), Cultured Pearls (3.5 x 3.5mm each)
AGE: Dated 1976
MARKS: 375/ 9ct stamps, Edinburgh hallmarks, Maker’s mark (DJE)
ITEM NUMBER: AJ869
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