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Two-in-one necklace-bracelet, in 750/1000e yellow gold (18 carats), called "Marseillais necklace", composed of hollow gold balls reliées between them by a yellow gold mesh
The set forms a large necklace approximately 75 cm long or a 56 cm necklace + a bracelet approximately 19 cm long
Several hallmarks are visible: on the hook of the bracelet: eagle's head and 750 for 18 kt gold and on the hook of the necklace: hallmark of goldsmith AC
Date: XNUMXth century
Weight: the bracelet weighs 11,65 g and the necklace: 40,25 g for a total weight of approximately: 51,90 g
It is in very good condition, some micro scratches from use to the gold.
Dimensions: each ball is approximately 7mm in diameter
Did you say “Marseille necklace”?
In the XNUMXth century, it was Marseilles women known as “partisan”, sellers on the markets, who had the idea of buying gold balls. It was sort of their retirement savings plan. Gold was at that time the standard of money and practically the only sure transportable value. The thread being fragile, they got into the habit of linking the balls together with a gold mesh. In the XNUMXth century, the custom spread among the bourgeoisie so that women from Marseilles meeting outside Marseille recognized themselves by wearing the Marseille collar. In the old days, when a young girl was born “from a good family”, the parents opened a “list” of Marseille necklaces to her at the jeweler!
Lovely old necklace, choker, it is made up of 6 openwork motifs, triangles, filigree and each adorned with arabesques. The patterns are held together by a round forçat chain alternated with smaller trianngle filigree patterns. The clasp is a spring ring.
Length: 45 cm, width at the widest: 2 cm, thickness at the widest: 1 cm. Total weight of the jewel: approximately 9.29 g. Authentic old necklace - French work from the beginning of the XNUMXth century. Our opinion: This yellow gold drapery necklace is delicate and finely crafted.
Lovely old necklace, choker, made up of 11 openwork, filigree motifs and each adorned with arabesques, elegantly mounted in fall (decreasing in size). The motifs are held together by an alternating oval forçat chain. The clasp is a spring ring. Length: 40 cm, width at the widest: 1 cm, thickness at the widest: 1,1 cm. Total weight of the jewel: approximately 8,38 g. Authentic old necklace - French work from the beginning of the XNUMXth century. Our opinion: This yellow gold drapery necklace is delicate and finely crafted.