Antique French festoon necklace, garnet and pearl, silver gilt, 19th century

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A beautiful and sumptuous antique French festoon necklace in silver gilt with natural freshwater pearls and garnet.

Such a grand and delicate piece at the same time and for sure designed to be a showstopper and what a showstopper it is.

It is made up from a series of delicate filigree work links that house the garnets and pearls with an ornate central filigree drop in a teardrop shape.

These links are held together with individual 3 row belcher chains.

It is unmarked silver gilt, tests as as silver throughout, the pearls are delicate with a nice creamy lustre and the garnets have a pinky red tone.

It has a hidden clasp for a seamless look which is a hook type fastener.

Overall condition is very good, there are abrasions to some of the pearls and only the slightest wear on the gilding.

A beautiful heirloom quality piece ready to be loved and worn again.

Approx 15" length inner chain, 10" length outer chain, 25" total drop length, 1.5" length central drop pendant and 1" filigree link width.

Weighs approx 60.69 grams

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