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Antique Victorian Paste and Sterling Silver Saint Esprit Bow Drop Pendant Necklace Collar Choker | C.1880

Antique Victorian Paste and Sterling Silver Saint Esprit Bow Drop Pendant Necklace Collar Choker | C.1880

Regular price £745.00 GBP
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This stunning Genuine Antique Sterling Silver Collar Necklace dates to c.1880 and depicts the Saint Esprit Bird with Bows set with sparkling Paste stones.

Saint Esprit translates to the Holy Ghost and is a dove shaped religious symbol. Popular in France during the late eighteenth century saint esprit jewellery was made in either silver or gold and set with gemstones, both real and paste.

Paste is a special type of hand cut glass which has been used since the 18th century to replicate Gemstones.

This is a stunning piece in museum quality condition which would make the perfect gift or a great addition to any collection.



Necklace length measures 15.5"
Pendant measures 4.5cm x 3.1cm

36.6 grams

The Necklace has been extended with a Silver clip at the back of the chain. It would have originally fastened with ribbon.
Overall excellent antique condition.

Item Number - 6034


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