A Victorian amethyst riviere necklace with central cross pendant, the necklace composed of graduated oval mixed-cut amethysts in linked pinched collet settings, suspending a large pendant comprising a quatrefoil cluster of similarly set oval mixed-cut amethysts, with plain suspensory loop, necklace length 36.5cm, pendant length 6.3cm. £800-1200
The amethysts in the necklace are a light/mid purple, well matched, clean and showing light surface wear only. The mounts show light wear. The necklace central stone measures 13 x 9.5mm, the smallest stone measures 7mm x 5mm. The amethysts in the pendant are a slightly richer deeper colour, but again well matched, clean and showing light wear only. The mount shows light surface wear only. Gross weight is 49gm.