Ref 1949

Ref 1949
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Ref 1949
£1,150.00

Availability: SOLD


  • Delightful antique Victorian, 9 ct gold target locket, circa 1880 ( 35.1 mm x 28.4 mm); The front of the locket is full of rich details in the design, while the back is plain, with its glass locket still securely intact;

  • Lapis cylinders (15.8 mm x 11 mm);

  • Carved lapis beads (10.3 mm);

  • Burma jadeite cylinders in apple green (10.7 mm x 13 mm);

  • Cultured baroque, freshwater pearls in a button shape (8.6 mm); 

  • Rare, vintage, 18 ct gold melon beads (13.4 mm), made in 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;

  • 14 ct gold clasp;

  • Length 43 cm with 2.8 cm pendant drop