Late 19th Century French Ivy Leaves & Bows Festoon Necklace

Regular price $4,400.00

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MATERIALS: 18k gold (marked), freshwater pearls

AGE: c. 1880

SIZE: 15 1/2" length, 1 1/2" x 7/8" center swag, 1" x 3/4" side swags, 5/8" ivy drops.

In the Victorian language of flowers, Ivy - a clinging vine - is the floral equivalent of a long, warm hug. Ivy's evergreen nature, thriving even in darkness, represents immortality and long life. This heavy necklace is stamped with French hallmarks. The swag elements are solid and substantial.