This hangs from a beautiful long gilt chain containing beautifully fully carved carnelian beads of varying sizes. The designs on the beads have floral and leaf motif.The color of the carnelian is just gorgeous! The gilt chain has alternating small and large links with wonderful detailing on each link. The overall effect of the jewel is stunning.
The hand carved carnelian flower and beads offset with the central diamond create a vivid and dramatic piece of jewelry. The long chain adds drama and style to this unique and rare piece! The workmanship on this piece is just lovely!
The necklace is in wonderful condition. The chain is 26 inches (66 cm) long. The central pendant is almost 2 inches (46 mm) long and is 1 1/2 inches (38 mm) wide.
Classic Victorian necklaces such as this are so difficult to find! The jewel is truly spectacular and so immensely wearable as the size is just perfect! Wear this to the Oscars or out to dinner with friends, it works either way! If you are looking for a truly fantastic quality piece of Antique jewelry, one with history drama style and a great investment piece you will be thrilled.And it is immensely wearable. Treat yourself or a loved one to a true treasure they will love forever! Please be sure and look at our other auctions for more wonderful treasures which we have discovered from around the world including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century, Edwardian, Victorian, Georgian pieces as well as Scandinavian Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish silver and gold, Portrait Miniatures, Austrian Vienna Bronze, and Miniatures! Please see our other auctions for more special items in the photograph from a fantastic collection! Please include us in your list of favorites! Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva's. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "Victorian Carnelian Diamond Necklace c1870 Hand Carved Flower Rare Art Nouveau" is in sale since Saturday, March 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "annakristifigs" and is located in West Hollywood, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.