Georgian paste riviere
Georgian Paste Rivière
Georgian jewelry
Toronto antique jewelry
Georgian jewellery
Georgian riviere
Antique Georgian Paste Rivière Necklace
Antique Georgian Paste Rivière Necklace
Georgian riviere

Antique Georgian Paste Rivière Necklace

Regular price $3,950.00 CAD Sale

An epitome of elegance and the crown in a paste collector's jewel box - the Georgian paste rivière.  Paste jewelry was worn by high society and royalty, including Marie Antoinette, Queen Elizabeth I, two King Charleses and Madame du Barry. Stones were foiled to catch the light and dazzle and dance during candlelit evenings.

This stunning example hails from circa 1820/30 and is likely French.  Set in silver, bright white foiled pastes shimmer in domed closed back collet settings.

This necklaces measures approximately 15.5" overall and has a push tab closure that closes securely.  The central paste measures 7.5mm and graduates to 6mm towards the closure.  It weighs 22.7g.

 

* This listing includes shipping within Canada and continental United States. Please contact me for shipping to all other countries.

* Props used in photos, such as antique boxes, are not included in purchases.

All my pieces ship from my home studio in Toronto, ON. Please check out my shop policies before purchasing and/or should you have any questions.

You can view my newest pieces on Instagram at @black.umbrella.jewelry