A gorgeous horseshoe necklace from the Victorian (ca1880) era. Most likely originally worn as a pin, this beautiful horseshoe has been converted to be worn as a striking pendant. Made of sterling silver, the piece is encrusted with 10 luscious cabochon garnets which graduate slightly in size and alternate with is a single seed pearl. Additional pearls can alos be found at the tips of the horseshoe as well as at the base. A simple sterling chain attaches to the horseshoe at 2 small rings at the tips of the horseshoe. A real beauty, this stunning piece would look lovely worn alone or with other pendants!
Measurements: The horseshoe measures slightly less than 1 3/8" long, a little less than 1 1/8" at the widest point and has a depth of 1/4". The chain measures approximately 15.75" long.
Condition: The overall condition of the horseshoe necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent to the sterling setting or to the pearls or garnet stones, all of which are intact. The clasp is secure and in good working condition.