Victorian Heart Necklace
An exquisite Victorian rope design custom made 14kt. yellow gold necklace, that features 10 cabochon powdery blue turquoise, approx. 1.5-2.5mm; 12 bead-set old European cut diamonds, est. 0.42ct. (clarity: VS-SI & colour: H-I) and 105 bead-set silvery grey seed pearls, approx. 1.0-2.8mm. The necklace is 15 inches (38.10cm) long.
The necklace is accompanied by a brown leather fitted box, signed "Goldsmiths & Silversmiths 85 & 87 Westgate Road Newcastle on Tyne" and " Watchmakers to the Admiralty Street & Company Ltd." This dates the box c.1880 - 1898. Goldsmiths and Silversmiths amalgamated with Garrard & Co., c.1952