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Antique Victorian OMC Diamond Pearl 18k & 22k Necklace

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Posted 2 years ago

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Moonstonel…
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This is a nice example of a Victorian. The metal content goes from solid 22k, 18k and Silver. The diamonds are rose cuts and old mine cuts. Centre diamond is about 0.40ctw. It's a solid piece and the weight is about 18 grams. The chain maybe a replacement with the makers name Aurafin 18k Italy. I am thinking French in origin. Any thoughts?
Thanks for looking

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  1. MyFavoriteTreasures MyFavoriteTreasures, 2 years ago
    O M G ! This is beautiful!
  2. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
    Superb necklace! I love all your jewellery posts!

    I can't say if it is french, but it is not Georgian.

    The knife edge setting (where are set the pearl and biggest diamond) situe it end of 19th century (about 1880) as the tiara here:
    http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2015/fine-jewels-l15050/lot.8.html
  3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    MFT, many thanks my friend for your comment!!
  4. MyFavoriteTreasures MyFavoriteTreasures, 2 years ago
    You're very welcome; I just love your posts!
  5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    Dazzling necklace, Moonstone, and dazzling tiara, thanks for sharing that link, kyratango. :)
  6. melaniej melaniej, 2 years ago
    Oh my my this is just amazing......very beautiful!
  7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Kyra, you have exquisite taste also. Many thanks for info Xoxox
  8. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    MFT, I am humbled. Thank you :)
  9. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Katherine, thanks for the comment. I am humbled :). I am very grateful
  10. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
    So very beautiful Lee. I love that the asymmetry makes it clearly hand made.
  11. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    Very stylish and very beautiful.
  12. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
    Stunning.
  13. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Melanie's, thank you for your wonderful comment :)
  14. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Karen, I believe you are right. The piece seems all handmade. Many thanks my friend!!!
  15. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Agram.m, very humbled. Thank you!!!
  16. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Jean, many thanks for your comment :)
  17. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Aura, many thanks
  18. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
    Happy to see this in person and so beautiful. Where are the 3 best of show that we talked about last night? LOL
  19. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Val, great to see you too!!! Love you !!!!
  20. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Efesgirl, many thanks!
  21. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Jon, many thanks
  22. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
    ~ O ~ M ~ G .... Stunning ~~~
  23. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Antiquerose, thank you. Thank you!!!
  24. Caperkid Caperkid, 1 year ago
    Missing you and your posts Moonstonelover hope you are well.
  25. antiquerose antiquerose, 1 year ago
    ditto..................MOON, where are you ?? Thinking of ya too !!
  26. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 1 year ago
    We are all missing you and your fabulous finds. BOB

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