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Fascination for pearls and the wish to wear these beauties trascend time and culture.
Pearls were the world’s first gem, revered for centies. By the end of eighteen century the popularity of pearls remained undimmed, as they were used to embellish intimate or sentimental jewelry celebrating love, power, purity.
As in this gorgeous rare natural pearls and snake clasp single strand necklace full of drama sophistication and symbolism.
Symbolizing eternal union, rebirth and renewal is this antique pearl necklace representing a snake coiling on itself or eating its tail.
A shimmering single strand composed by one hundred heighty nine (189) slightly graduated natural saltwater pearls ranging between 1.8 mm to 4.4 mm in diameter blessed with a fine round and off-round shape and fine luster glowing with dreamy snowy whites.
The strand is completed by a snake gold clasp, one the oldest mystical symbol, it can be perceived as enveloping itself, where the past (tail) appears to disappear, vanishing from view but still existing, or coiling in power, eternal union and rebirth.
Drenched in symbolism as fashionable romantic image for eternal love the magnificent reptile is hand sculpted in yellow gold with fine detailing, the necklace 41.5 cm long.
Artfully crafted in 18 Kt yellow gold by a master goldsmith during early years of Victorian era.
Very good overall condition commensurate to use and age.
Delicate and pure yet so powerful and vibrant!
14 and 18 Kt yellow gold, tested
189 graduated, non nucleated, natural saltwater pearls ranging between 1.8 mm to 4.4 mm approx;
clasp is 15.8 mm long including loop and 4.6 mm wide approx; necklace is 41.5 cm long measured opne including clasp
very good overall condition