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Rare Early Victorian Rock Crystal Riviere Necklace

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Description:

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Here we have a very special antique piece indeed to pull at your glittering heartstrings! This rare early Victorian Rock Crystal riviere necklace is set in golden Pinchbeck.

The 34 Rock Crystal gemstones are chunky square cuts and sit next to one another in a twinkling river, or riviere (-hence the name!) around your neck. At 15" it sits gracefully just below the collarbone.

Set in beautiful golden Pinchbeck, this necklace gives off the most elegant of impressions with beautiful colour combinations that definitely give old cut Diamonds a run for their money! 

This necklace would make a bold antique statement as your "Something old" on your big day.

Item Details:   

ERA:  Early Victorian c.1840

MEASUREMENTS: The necklace length is 15" or 39.2cm x 8mm wide.  
The Rock Crystal varies in sizes from 4mm squared up to 8mm squared. 
Weight: 21.1g

MATERIALS:  Rock Crystal, Pinchbeck.

HALLMARKS: None present. Tested as Pinchbeck. 

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This rare early Victorian Rock Crystal riviere Necklace is in lovely condition for its age. Each of the cut Rock Crystal has a wonderful twinkle and are remarkably undamaged, sat in the square-cut Pinchbeck setting, all sat inside securely and safely for many more years to come. The fastening closure is in wonderful condition, still in perfect working order.