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VictorianSilver and Amethyst PasteRivière

The rivière - named for the coastline of the French Riviera - is without a doubt the most popular and enduring styles of necklace born in the Georgian period. This style of necklace features an endless line of matched or subtly graduated gems set within inconspicuous collets. This Victorian variation is fashioned in silver with uniform size amethyst paste gems in Georgian-style dished settings.


  • Materials

    Silver, purple "amethyst" paste.

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good.

  • Size

    14.75" length.

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