Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Lorgnette Necklace
Dating from the late 19th century, this bloomed gold lorgnette necklace is set with demantoid garnet highlights. Enclosing folding spring loaded lenses released by a thumbpiece, the high relief case centering a fleur-de-lis accented by diamond and demantoid garnet mêlée features scrolling floral and foliate motifs, continuing to a reeded columnar handle terminating in a shell and foliate design bail. A stylish jeweled pendant with a purpose, wear this lorgnette for its beauty, fun, and function.
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- Curator's Notes
Item #: N-18447
Size: 5" length, 1.25" width (lorgnette); 30" length (chain); 35" length (total with chain and lorgnette pendant)
Materials: 8 Round-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 0.10 carat); 4 Round-cut demantoid garnets (approximate total weight 0.10 carat); 15K Gold