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ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1056062: Antique Victorian French Paste Silver Saint Esprit Bow Necklace Collar

Antique Victorian French Paste Silver Saint Esprit Bow Necklace Collar

£745    $948    €881
This stunning Genuine Antique Sterling Silver Collar Necklace dates to c.1880 and depicts the Saint Esprit Bird with Bows set with sparkling Paste stones, secured with the original box clasp fastener.
 
Saint Esprit translates to the Holy Ghost and is a dove shaped religious symbol. Popular in France during the late eighteenth century saint esprit jewellery was made in either silver or gold and set with gemstones, both real and paste.
 
Paste is a special type of hand-cut glass that has been used since the 18th century to replicate Gemstones.
 
This stunning piece, in museum-quality condition, would make the perfect gift or a great addition to any collection.
 
STONES
 
Paste
 
METAL
 
Silver
 
MEASUREMENTS
 
The necklace length measures 15"
 
The pendant measures 4.4cm x 2.8cm
 
WEIGHT
 
38.04 grams
 
CONDITION
 
This fabulous antique paste necklace has maintained its magnificent condition over the years. All the paste stones are present and only have minor discolouration due to age; however, they still have excellent sparkle as they catch the light. The exceptional metalwork remains in lovely condition. Fitted with its original box clasp, you can wear this confidently. It would be a wonderful addition to your antique jewellery collection.
Internal Reference: SD271
Antique Number: SA1056062
Dateline of this antique is Victorian
The antique presented on this page [ANTIQUE NUMBER SA1056062] was made in the Victorian Era :
   The Victorian Era   
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