Antique Georgian necklace. 18k gold and garnets. Made early 19th century. <P><P>
Measures A little over 14 inches long; weighs 34 grams. <P><P>
Stunning necklace with dramatic contrast in bright gold mount and links and deep red, almost black, faceted garnets. The garnets are oval shaped and have simple facets on top of flat bases. Collette set in finely teethed mounts. Linked via double loops on either side to a filigree gold bow. Matching clasp: a high garnet in a frilly oval, bright cut clasp. <P><P>
Like almost all Georgian jewellery, no hallmarks. <P><P>
Condition: natural wear commensurate with age (see 'photo of worn garnet, shown magnified many times). Otherwise good condition.
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