Magnificent baroque pearl necklace, full of timeless grace and romance. This single strand of pearls are matched to perfection and strung to create a layered effect. The lavaliere style features a large mother of pearl heart set in sterling silver. The clasp is also sterling silver, embellished with mother of pearl and sterling bead work.
The timeless nature of this design and the fine artisan craftsmanship make it nearly impossible to date, but the quality of the materials and the fine eye of the artist make this a lavish gift of love in any era. There are 58 matched pearls strung asymmetrically on a single fine wire strand. Two sterling beads finished by two sterling spacers set the pendant apart from the pearls, preventing wear to the delicate surfaces. The pendant is formed by the mosaic of a single large piece of mother of pearl pressed flat, then backed with a binding surface so that the shards become a single whole once again. The setting is an open back sterling silver frame, hand wrought for the unique shape of this heart.
The necklace measures 16 inches in length and the pendant measures approximately 2 inches from top to bottom and 1.5 inches across at the widest point. The setting and clasp are marked .925 to indicate sterling silver. Our jewelry is polished by hand; No corrosive solvents or dips are used.
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16″ long, pendant 2″ long x 1.5 ” wide