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Necklace

Necklace

  • Place of origin:

    wurtenburg (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Facetted garnet beads with a hollow stamped gold clasp set with facetted garnets

  • Museum number:

    961-1872

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This was bought for 16 shillings and ten pence at the International Exhibition, London, 1872.

Physical description

Garnet necklace with gold clasp. The necklace consists of six rows of oval facetted garnet beads gathered at each end into a hollow gold scroll. The two scrolls are linked by a hollow gold element, set with a rosette of garnets, and with a small gold and garnet pendant hanging from its lower edge. There is a snap clasp at one side of the central element.

Place of Origin

wurtenburg (made)

Date

1850-1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Facetted garnet beads with a hollow stamped gold clasp set with facetted garnets

Dimensions

Length: 33.8 cm, Width: 5.2 cm at centre, Depth: 1.0 cm

Descriptive line

Facetted garnet bead necklace with gold and garnet clasp, Württemberg (Germany), 1850-1870.

Materials

Gold; Garnet

Techniques

Stamping; Faceting

Categories

Jewellery; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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