pendant/brooch/necklace. The central lower drop is set with a natural emerald-cut
peridot in an open back claw
setting with an approximate weight of 2.50 carats
, surrounded by ninty nine natural seed pearls in total of varying sizes symmetrically interspersed throughout the piece in closed back millegrain
, grain and rubover
settings. The peridot is surrounded by ornate gold
openwork of a foliate scrolled form with bow detail, extending down from an articulated link suspended from a central upper floral design fitted to two framing gold scrolls with elegant gold floral forms leading up to articulated links attached to a ribbed 15 carat gold twist chain with C-clasp
. The lower drop is fitted with a brooch bar and hook, and can be detatched from the link above to be worn as a brooch or with it as a pendant. The upper section can be worn as a necklace either with or without the lower section. Marked 15 carat yellow gold, circa 1890.