ANTIQUE VICTORIAN CAMEO MARCASITE NECKLACE STERLING SILVER CIRCA 1900
This beautiful Antique Victorian Cameo and Marcasite necklace is set in Sterling Silver and made Circa 1900.
The necklace boasts a well executed Cameo, which is hand-carved and surrounded by Marcasites in a pierced Silver Motif.
Marcasite jewellery has been made since the time of the Ancient Greeks. It was particularly popular in the 18th century, the Victorian era and with Art Nouveau jewellery designers. Marcasite's are also known as black Diamonds. They sparkle and shimmer just like real Diamonds.
The chain is an unusual and attractive design, fitted with a newer spring ring clasp it lies comfortably around the neck, and has an pattern of swirls.
Weighs 10.3 grams.
The necklace measures 18 inches.
The pendant measures 21mm across x 40mm down.
ITEM NUMBER - 1061