Antique Art Nouveau Amethyst and Pearl Lavaliere Pendant in 9k Gold

This pendant. It’s for romantic nights in Italy with sweet red wine on a brown brick terrace. It’s for ginger peach iced tea on a speed boat with the sun beating down. It’s for strutting around Midtown in next season’s Jimmy Choo’s. 

This antique Edwardian amethyst and pearl lavaliere pendant was handcrafted in England, around 1910. A tilted square violet shaded amethyst captures light as the center piece of this pendant. Set in 9 karat gold, creamy white pearls decorate this elegantly shaped piece. It’s hallmarked with a gold content mark that reads, ‘9ct’. A lavaliere necklace consists of a single pendant, usually crafted with pearls that drop from a single chain. This pendant needs your favorite elegant gold chain to be completed in this ravishing fashion. This style of pendant is named after Louise Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc, duchesse de La Valliere, mistress of Louis XIV. It was extremely popular around 1900. This 2 inch long and 1.5 inch wide pendant weighs 3.5 grams and has a definite Art Nouveau feel with it’s whiplash lines and swirls. 

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Item ID:PT0110288VS



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