A fine and rare antique Georgian sterling silver faceted chrysoprase necklace pendant, probably French and dating to the late 18th/early 19th century. This incredible large museum quality Georgian necklace and cross pendant is highly unusual with the use of beautiful hand cut and polished faceted green chrysoprase stones. Also wonderful is the detachable pendant has remained with the necklace after more than 200 years!The chrysoprase stones glow a fabulous intense green when they hit the light, each one separated with links which makes them shimmer and gleam when the neck is moved. The closed back sterling silver settings have wonderful little etched floral details around the edge, the pendant with additional silver bead work highlights. The pendant and necklace clasp are attached with wonderfully simple hooks and loops. The necklace and pendant test for sterling silver. The necklace measures approximately 17 inches long, the pendant dropping another 2 3/4 inches. The stones are all about 1/2 inch long. The total weight of the necklace and pendant is about 66.8 grams. The necklace is in excellent condition with overall light general wear including light scratching to the stones.
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The item "Fine Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Green Chrysoprase Cross Pendant Necklace" is in sale since Tuesday, July 30, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Georgian, Pre-1837". The seller is "liongoods" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This item can be shipped worldwide.