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RARE EDWARDIAN NATURAL BASRA PEARL SINGLE STRAND WITH ORIGINAL CLASP!

£3,000.00

Wonderful for any occasion
Coming from the deep seas of the mysterious orient, the major historic source for gathering natural pearls is the Persian Gulf
From the gods of Ancient Egypt till 1893 when were first introduced cultured pearls, natural pearls were in absolute the symbol of a wealth status
In 1612, the Duke of Saxony passed a law meaning only Royalty were permitted to wear pearls

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Wonderful for any occasion
Coming from the deep seas of the mysterious orient, the major historic source for gathering natural pearls is the Persian Gulf
From the gods of Ancient Egypt till 1893 when were first introduced cultured pearls, natural pearls were in absolute the symbol of a wealth status
In 1612, the Duke of Saxony passed a law meaning only Royalty were permitted to wear pearls
A brief introduction to this rare and beautiful Edwardian Natural Pearl string
Fine in white creamy white colour hue, well matched in colour with minimal variation, good in roundness, although not perfectly round, they range in sizes fro 2.5 mm. to 5 mm. in diameter (decent size )– fine natural iridescence and sheen
Tested for being Natural with no sign of any treatment – not certified
The strand is completed by its original 16 KT and silver clasp set with rose cut Diamonds and two natural pearls of 4.5 mm
All original from the very early 1900 ca
Total weight is 9.3 grams
A rare find! Bearing more than 100 eras with it ,still such effective piece of the antique jewellery
Fine condition all throughout – not re strung – as found
Current retail value for rarity and content is £4,900 our reserve is much less!

Additional Information

Metal

16 Kt gold and silver, tested

Hallmarks

none/worn

Gems

1 strand of natural -not cultured- salt water pearls ranging in diameter from 2.5 mm. to 5 mm. – 1 rose cut diamond of approx .35 Ct (by spread) – 2 natural pearls of 4.5 mm. x 3.5 mm. each (average)

Measures

clasp is 5 mm. x 15 mm. (h. x w.) – total length (open) is 38.5 cm.

Weight

9.3 grams

Condition

very good