Natural Pearl Graduated Necklace with Certificate - Secondhand
A Certificated graduated natural pearl necklace strung knotted onto a nine stone seed pearl and mixed cut diamond clasp in platinum and 18 carat gold. The clasp has a central pearl with an eight cut diamond either side and old rose cut diamond points around the edge (six in total). A box snap fastener with a figure of eight safety catch. There is a further old rose cut diamond either side grain set in a flower setting which the pearls are threaded onto.
Natural pearls are pearls obtained from oysters in the sea by divers swimming down to get them. They greatly reduced in number once Mikimoto perfected his cultured pearls in 1905 and are now quite rare to find.
Anchor Certificated natural pearls 175 @ 6.03 x 6.10 - 1.77 x 1.90mm approximately.
The length is 460mm approx/18" approximately
The clasp has been tested as platinum and 18ct gold.
Our reference - N785EQ