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    Posted 4 years ago

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    Calling on the A&C experts! Any ideas on this necklace?

    Elaborate 3-chain swag necklace with dangles, large emeralds (both bead and cabochon), natural pearls, diamonds and gold motif in 18K circa 1900; most likely custom-made, no marks to be found anywhere.

    Mystery Solved


    1. kiwipaul kiwipaul, 4 years ago
      Spectacular piece and very unusual, I have no idea whose work it is, but it's an interesting style with a slightly Gothic Revival look.

      Something about it says American to me, but that's just a gut feeling.
    2. BelleEpoque BelleEpoque, 4 years ago
      OMG!! Simply wow! Those rocks are unbelievable! I agree w/ Kiwipaul.. American, perhaps Tiffany? It is certainly of that niveau. Thanks for showing!
    3. inky inky, 4 years ago
      Stunning piece of jewellery...:-)
    4. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Incredible beauty, agree with Paul and BelleEpoque :-)
    5. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      I agree, American. On the cusp of nouveau & arts & crafts. Really very fine work. It's amazing to think someone would make this but not mark it.
    6. Jewels1900 Jewels1900, 4 years ago
      PS, so lovely to be sharing so much great arts & crafts.
    7. Bluboi Bluboi, 4 years ago
      Thanks everyone! Jewels, you may be right. It has an A&C feel, but the swags seemed of a different genre as I usually "think" of A&C as being less fussy. Is this true?

      Yes, sad there are no marks, but if a custom order, I would assume there wouldn't be unless from one of the major studios.

    8. kyratango kyratango, 4 years ago
      Hi Bluboi! Sorry to be off topic, but have you seen this, so Bluboi-ish!
    9. Bluboi Bluboi, 4 years ago
      It is a brother to my car! What fun!
    10. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 4 years ago
      i agree that this is more art nouveau jewelry than arts/crafts. way too fussy for a/c. but of course, they did overlap in time.

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