Antique Victorian snake necklace with heart pendant. 15k gold, turquoise, diamonds and pearls. Made in England, circa 1850-80.Comes in original, fitted box to Her Majesty the Queen and the Prince and Princess of Wales. Measurements: Total length is 16 1/2 inches (42cm). The Victorians excelled at making Romantic and Sentimental jewelry. This necklace combines all of the most sought-after elements of Victorian jewelry: the snake-like body with turquoise and pearls set in galleries; the loving heart locket set with matching turquoise. To go right over the top, inbetween each turquoise cabochon is a small diamond indicating that this was indeed a very high class necklace.
The clasp of the necklace is set with identical turquoise and pearls to the rest of the chain and is indistinguishable from it. The back of the heart-shaped pendant has a crystal or glass cover, behind which a portrait or locket of hair can be placed.
Comes with original fitted box. The leather heart-shaped box with a gold line along the border and securely closing clasp. Inside silk lid is embossed with a gold crown and GARRINGTON & CO To H. M The Queen and The Prince & Princess of Wales 130 Regent SIW.
Red velvet lined bottom with fitted furrow for the chain and heart pendant. Hinge also still in good shape. Marks: the back of the clasp is hallmarked 15CT.Condition: good with negligible wear commensurate with age. The glass/crystal back of the heart should be re-set once a new picture/lock of hair has been inserted.
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