Condition: very good condition - (more info on our condition scale)
Country of origin: unknown
Style: something between the Late-Victorian and Belle Epoque style - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration.
Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. And the Belle Époque style (Belle Époque is French for "Beautiful Era") was a period in European social history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until World War I. Occurring during the time of the French Third Republic and the German Empire, the "Belle Époque" was named in retrospect, when it began to be considered a "golden age" the major powers of Europe, new technologies improved lives and the commercial arts adapted Renaissance and eighteenth-century styles to modern forms. In the newly rich United States, emerging from the Panic of 1873, the comparable epoch was dubbed the Gilded Age. In the United Kingdom, this epoch overlaps the end of what is called the Victorian Era there and the period named the Edwardian Era. - See also: late-Victorianor more info on styles
Style specifics: The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period - Experts divide the reign of Queen Victoria, also called The Victorian era (1837-1901) into three periods of about twenty years each; The Romantic Victorian Period (1837 - 1860), The Grand Victorian Period (1860 - 1880), and the Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period (1880 - 1901).
We consider this to be of The Late or Aesthetic Victorian Period.
Jewelry of this period is changing back from heavy to more smaller, romantic pieces with often whimsical motifs. Jewelers using diamonds and bright gemstones in elaborated and fine feminine pieces.
Period: ca. 1900 - (events & facts of this era, poetry of this era, fashion of this era)
Material: 18K yellow gold (touchstone tested) - (more info on precious metals)
Precious stones: 63 half seed pearls
Birthstones: Pearl is the birthstone (or month stone) for June. - (more info on birthstones)
Hallmarks: No trace of hallmarks, which is not uncommon for pieces of jewelry made around the French Revolution - (more info on hallmarks)
Dimensions: total length necklace 46,00 cm (18,11 inch), height pendant 6,20 cm (2,44 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches
Weight: 9,30 gram (5,98 dwt)
Adin Reference Nº: 21064-0291
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