18K French Victorian Diamond & Black Enamel Heart Cross Necklace
A beautiful French Napoleon III c.1860-1870, hallmarked, 18k gold, diamond cross necklace with its original rope chain. It is suspended by a heart, set with a trio “clover” of rose cut diamonds.
The edges of the cross and heart are contrasted with black enamel. Both the heart and its clasp are delicately detailed with engravings of floral details.
All parts of this necklace are original components as a necklace, and this is not a conversion piece.
The cross is suspended from the heart which is then attached to the rope chain and the necklace is 15" long.
Era - Victorian c.1860-1870
Materials - 18k gold and silver / Rose Cut Diamond / Enamel
Carat Weight - Diamond: 0.55ctw by spread
Measurements - Cross: 14mm x 18mm height / Heart: 7mm x 7mm height
Length - 15"