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Chain Of Pearls - Art Deco 12K GF Cultured Pearl Necklace. This lovely necklace is crafted from 12K Gold fill, hallmarked 12K GF. Featuring 9 genuine cultured pearls, Vintage styling and quality workmanship. This beautiful necklace features a solid curb linked chain , interspaced with white silvery lustrous graduated pearls. The clasp is an antique spring ring design, in perfect working order. This Edwardian era necklace is so feminine and versatile, truly a perfect gift or addition to any fine jewelry collection.
History: Pearls were presented as gifts to Chinese royalty as early as 2300 BC, while in ancient Rome, pearl jewellery was considered the ultimate status symbol. ... According to legend, Cleopatra crushed a pearl into a glass of wine to prove to Marc Antony that she could give the most expensive dinner in history.
“Gold-filled” is a USA industry standard that legally requires 1/20th, or 5% pure gold by weight. It's a strictly regulated process that involves pressure bonding multiple layers of solid 14k gold with extreme heat over a core of high quality jeweler's brass resulting in a durable, quality real gold product.
Measurements: Necklace 15 1/2 "
Stone Size: Pearls 5.00 mm 4.00mm 3.00mm
Weight: 2.70 grams
Date: Circa 1910