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Item Code:AJRN001

This fabulous unique seven skull necklace style is the definition of rarity is something that cannot be replaced this extraordinary piece embodies that definition.

Featuring seven Silver skulls set with old mined hand cut sparkling Diamonds.

The main character skull of this wonderful piece is set with ten Diamonds, he is flanked by six skulls each set with seven old mined hand cut Diamonds.

There are a total of fifty two vintage Diamonds, weighing 4.52 carats.

Dating from the mid 1800’s through the 1900’s, old mine hand cut Diamonds are most often found in Georgian and Victorian jewellery.

Primarily hand cut with the aid of early machines, they are a favorite stone for those who love stones with deeply individual character, as each stone is hand cut and uniquely beautiful.

The detail on this Skull necklace is, quite frankly, and in no uncertain terms, magnanimous.

Anatomically correct, the nasal cavities and the eye sockets are all perfectly set with Diamonds that adds a sense of movement to each skull!

To the reverse of the main skull is a portrait Diamond window and behind this is a Gold cross, a very special religious meaning.

The skulls are interlinked in place by a fancy bar link 15 carat Gold chain, secured by a lobster clasp.

Condition: The overall condition of the necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage.  

The Diamonds are all intact and securely set.

Queen Victoria started a trend of memorial jewellery in Elizabethan Europe, and the skull symbol featured prominently.

Skull-adorned jewellery was worn to commemorate a loved one. Queen Victoria wore hers to honor her late husband, attaching locks of his hair to her jewel.

At the time, it was a powerful way to hold loved ones near and dear.   

Fine, understated collectibles for a true connoisseur.

Rare jewellery of this type are highly collectable and are sought after worldwide.

A unique and captivating necklace which looks fabulous when worn and steeped in English history.

Length                     19 inches    
Total weight:            12.1 grams

Images does not always reflect the true colour and brilliance of gemstones and Diamonds.  The video however provides a truer representation of the actual colour and showcases each stone.

Please view video of this necklace here:

We are happy to provide a detailed appraisal indicating a replacement value for insurance purposes on request for your item on completion of the sale.
Note: Stones have not been removed from their mounts to preserve the integrity of the setting. All Diamond and Gemstone weights have been approximated by measurement and formula and may vary from actual weights.

All pictures are completely unedited but are zoomed in to show all detail.

Only £3,500.00

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