Ref 1947

Ref 1947
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Ref 1947
£900.00

Availability: SOLD


  • Antique, Victorian, Etruscan design, 18 ct Gold Pendant (22.5 mm across) circa 1870, inlaid with a garnet cabochon;

  • Triple strand necklace of faceted, natural pink cast garnets (4.4 mm);

  • Six vintage, (now rare) handmade and traditionally worked 18 ct gold beads (6.2 mm) from Afghanistan;

  • The Afghani have been crafting gold for centuries; When Alexander the Great came to Afghanistan in 330 B.C. his people brought many skills, one of which was working in gold; Like the Romans, centuries later, a yellow, 18 ct gold was used; But one of their techniques was to take sheet gold and work it onto hardened resin and then decorate it accordingly; This handiwork and the yellow gold colour give the necklace warmth and character and complements the gems.

  • Vermeil end beads (4mm);

  • 14 ct gold toggle clasp;

  • Length 46 cm with a 22 mm pendant drop