A Victorian amethyst and seed pearl drop necklace

A Victorian amethyst and seed pearl drop necklace, late 19th century.

The three amethyst drops are a briolette-cut and facetted all over to create a beautiful purple twinkle. Each drop is suspended from a yellow gold chain interspersed with seed pearls, united by the centre amethyst quatrefoil.

The reverse of the necklace is stamped 18K on a rectangular appliqué.

The yellow gold trace chain has a simple bolt ring clasp.

Length: worn length is 40cm (16″) with the central quatrefoil and the longest drop adding an additional 2″ (5cm) in length

Weight: c. 5.9g (all in).