The clasp designed as a pair of lips set throughout with circular-cut variously coloured sapphires, set at the centre with a similarly cut amethyst weighing 41.79 carats, the double-strand composed of baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 33.00 x 21.00mm, length approximately 690mm, signed Michele della Valle, Italian assay mark for gold.
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Signed Michele della Valle, Italian assay mark for gold. The pearls are silvery white and well matched throughout the strand. Baroque in shape with usual imperfections to this type of pearl. The amethyst weighing 41.79 carats, measuring approximately 25.07 x 25.03 x 11.72mm, purple, with good transparency, scratches and abrasions. Variously coloured sapphires, well matched in colour, with typical inclusions, small scratches, abrasions, nicks and chips. Signs of wear to the metal consistent with light use. Clasp secure. In good condition. Gross weight approximately 521 grams.
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