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antique amethyst and pearl necklace by hamilton co 15ct gold victorian pendant


Antique Amethyst And Pearl Necklace By Hamilton & Co 15ct Gold Victorian Pendant


£1,650 | $2,061 USD | €1,869 EUR
Item Number: SA1025789
Date of manufacture: Victorian
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Chelsea Bijouterie Ltd
This antique has been viewed 19 times in the past month with the most views from Germany.


Exquisite Victorian amethyst and pearl necklace
By Hamilton & Co this high quality pendant is so beautifully designed and crafted in 15ct gold
Set with a gorgeous pearl shaped amethyst drop surrounded by a foliate detail set with wonderful split pearls
Suspended from a line of split pearls with a round amethyst to the top that is attached to an integral trace link chain
It comes in it's original tooled leather box, the silk lining is marked Hamilton & Co Ltd jeweller to HM the King Emperor
This charming necklace looks stunning when worn
Necklace 42cm (16.5") Long
The pendant drop is 4.8cm (1 7/8) long and 1.7cm wide
Amethysts - pear shaped 9.3mm x 5.5mm and round 6mm
Fitted with a lobster clasp
Reverse of pendant marked 15ct gold
It weighs 4.8 grams
It dates to around 1890
It is in excellent condition.
It comes in the presentation box illustrated.
Our Ref 23236
Hamilton & Co. was founded in 1808 when Robert Hamilton, a British citizen, moved to Calcutta and opened his Jewellery and Silversmithing shop at 5 Tank Square under license from the East India company.
Three years later, Robert Hamilton was the first English silversmith to open a shop in Old Court House street where the business remained until its closure in 1973. Henry and James Glazbrook joined the business in 1811 and new branches were opened in Bombay, Delhi and Shimla. The business quickly grew and the best artisans of the country were employed in its big workshop.
The brandís polished silverware, with elegant lines and delicate decorations appealed the members of the British government as well as the Indian aristocracy. Soon the firm became a proper statement among European royalties, no less considered than Tiffany or Cartier.
In 1817 Robert Hamilton lost interest in the company but the business carried on thanks to new partnerships. After the independence of India in 1947 the business survived 26 years more, and it definitely closed in 1973.
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Internal Ref: 23236


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Victorian.

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