Belle Epoque Necklace, ca. 1910
I brought this necklace in, which was given to me by my grandmother. Actually, after she died, she had left it to me.
I would date it about 1910.
Manufactured in Newark, New Jersey.
It's Belle …poque, it's made in 14-karat gold. Those are angel skin coral you have there, and you have pearls on the piece. And it is really lovely, all the pieces move on it, it's got fantastic motion. I love the way it looks, the way it's all articulated, it's just really wonderful. And it's just a fabulous piece.
I love hearing this.
You've mentioned to me that the pearl was a little out of round, and that's probably because it's a natural pearl, so it wasn't perfectly formed in a sphere. Easily, in a store today, I see that going for around $3,500 to $4,000.
Fantastic, that's unbelievable. My sweet grandmother would love hearing that. Yeah. So I'm going to wear it now, right?
I really hope you do, because it's fabulous.
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