An Austro-Hungarian Etruscan Revival 18 karat gold necklace. The necklace is composed of 20 wire and bead-work embellished amphora. In Italy, goldsmiths had been reviving the Etruscan Archeological-style jewelry unearthed at Pompeii and the Greek jewelry found in the Museo Bourbonico since the early years of the 19th century. Along with the Italian Etruscan Revival jewelry, archeological revival jewelry was also made in Vienna in the in style presented in the discovered hoards unearthed in the Crimea, such as this necklace. Archeological jewelry is extensively discussed in Antique and 20th Century Jewellery by Vivienne Becker and Victorian Jewelry Design by Charlotte Gere.
An Italian Mid-20th Century 18 karat white gold necklace with diamonds. The necklace has 138 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 11.04 carats, G/H color and VS clarity. The necklace is designed as a series of three rows of diamond-set blossoms.
A modern Italian 18 karat gold flexible chain-link ring with sapphire. The entirely flexible band of the ring features a fetching woven pattern in high polish. The ring centers on a cabochon sapphire with an approximate weight of .90 carat.
An Italian Late-20th Century 18 karat gold necklace with stylized ebony links by Gucci. The large-scale necklace features variously-proportioned ebony links connected with polished gold link sections. The pattern completes a circle around the neck before terminating in two free-hanging tassels of slightly varying links.
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