DescriptionAntique Multi-Gemstone, Gold, Silk, Kundan Pendant-Necklace
The ornate pendant, designed with a floral motif, features a pear-shaped ruby cabochon, enhanced by abstract pear-shaped emerald cabochons, accented by fancy-cut white sapphire tablets, highlighted by champlevé enameling in red, white, blue, and green applied on the reverse; all in 18k yellow gold. The pendant suspends from a multi-colored braided silk cord. Gross weight 33.60 grams.
Pendant Dimensions: 2-1/4 inches x 1-13/16 inches
Length: 30 inches
Gem Type: Ruby, White Sapphire, Emerald
Gem Average Clarity: Fair
Gem Shape: Pear and Marquise-shaped Cabochon, Fancy-cut Tablet
Gem Count: 51 - 75
Overall Condition: Good
Notes: Normal signs of wear with age. Silk cord is worn, but intact. This necklace is a piece of Mughal jewelry. In the Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, by Harold Newman, the definition of Mughal jewelry is "articles of Indian jewelry made from the beginning of the Mughal Empire in 1526 until its gradual disintegration after Aurangzeb (1658-1707) and thereafter for some time during the period of British control..
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