Edwardian Diamond & Natural Pearl Pendant on Chain in Original Case
A beautiful A precious, lustrous gemstone made of highly compressed carbon. Diamonds are one of the hardest materials known to mankind. Colours of diamonds range from colourless, yellow, orange and brown to almost black. Natural coloured (or ‘fancy’) diamonds can be extremely rare. The cut, colour, clarity and carat weight of a diamond are the criteria jewellers use... More set pendant in it’s original case that was made circa 1900-1910. It is finely made and is of the highest quality. It is set with three A natural stone is called such because it has not been subjected to any treatments. pearls with a central cluster composed of the largest Natural pearls are an organic gem formed inside live mollusc shells and come in all shapes and sizes. They are formed as the result of a natural irritant within the mollusc's mantle and as a defence, layers of iridescent nacre form over the top of it, creating a pearl. with diamonds around it. It is suspended on a Derives from the Spanish word 'platina' meaning 'little silver'. Acknowledged since the 1900s, platinum's durability and natural brightness has been and still is today highly treasured A metallic element prized for its rarity, whiteness, high tensile strength and insusceptibility to corrosion, platinum first became widely used in jewellery in the late ninete... More chain. Underneath the velvet is an extension or A small chain applied to a piece of jewellery with the purpose of adding additional security to prevent loss. On bracelets and necklaces a safety chain will often join the clasp ends should the clasp fail. On a brooch it is often attached to a small pin which is to be used in tandem with the main brooch pin. and a brooch fitting. This style of jewellery is the best in my opinion as it has a timeless quality about it.
|Date & Origin||Edwardian (1901-1914), English|
|Measurements||Chain length 40 cm|
Pendant height 6 cm
Width at widest point 3 cm
Case 10.8 cm by 7 cm
Diamonds approx total weight approx 2 carats
|Hallmarks||Unmarked, tested to 15ct gold & silver|
Chain tested to platinum
Case marked on silk "Hall & Co Diamond Merchants 56. King Street Manchester"
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