ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SILVER PASTE NECKLACE CIRCA 1800
This fabulous Georgian Silver necklace is Circa 1800, adorned with large old cut Paste stones.
Due to its age, Georgian jewellery is quite rare, with some pieces almost three hundred years old.
From 1714 until 1837 four King Georges and a short-lived William gave rise to this extended period, spanning many fashions that are reflected in these stunning pieces of Georgian jewellery.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones because it has relatively high indices of refraction and strong dispersion, the Romans in particular were very skilful in the production of coloured glass pastes.
The back of the necklace is all closed backed Silver gallery boasting pristine Georgian workmanship.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history.
This really is a beautiful necklace, looks fabulous when worn.
It weighs 38.3 grams
It measures 18 inches in length
The pendant measures 60mm down
In excellent condition all round.
ITEM NUMBER 7829