Antique Victorian Natural Rose de France Amethyst and Silver Gilt Riviere circa 1890

An antique Amethyst Riviere rendered in gold gilt silver very typical of the era and set with nine hand-cut natural pale Amethyst often called ‘Rose de France’ for their very pale lilac pink hue.

Featuring nine graduated Amethysts ranging from the largest at approximately 4.50cts (12mm x 10mm) to the smallest at 2.50ct (11mm x 9mm).
Each high quality faceted Amethyst is four claw set to open back surrounds which allow the light to show these stunning natural coloured Amethysts to their best advantage.

These Riviere’ don’t present to the market often especially in this condition and of this colour, what a wonderful addition this would make for any serious antique jewellery.

Approx 30.0cts
41cm Circumference
14.78 Grams
Gold over Silver
Victorian 1837-1901
Very very good antique condition.  The Amethysts are stunning, pale lilac pink in colour with no chips or abrasions, natural very faint inclusions and natural colour zoning which is beautiful.  All claws excellent and secure.  The gold over silver is bright and the necklace looks like gold.  Clasp fully functional and secure.  Stunning early Riviere.

Purchase Summary

Laybys available on all items $400 and over. Contact us for more details.

All our items are antique or vintage unless otherwise stated. Condition will be described, it is the responsibility of the buyer to read descriptions and view photos.

Prior to purchase, please view our Purchase Guide & Return Policy. All purchases within Australia will be sent via express post as a complimentary service.  International rates apply.  Please view our Shipping & Delivery Policy for more details

Please note: any duties imposed by countries for importing our items are the buyers responsibility          

Collections: Sold Archive

Welcome to Graisons!

Hello and welcome to Graisons Fine Jewellery!

SHOP OUR NEXT JEWEL DROP: 25th of March, 9:30am AEDT.

Sign up to our Graisons Fine Jewellery mailing list below to be the first to preview new arrivals, invites to exclusive sale events and more!