Title: Akoya Pearl Necklace with 19th c. Sapphire Set Clasp Additional Information: Period 20th c. Akoya cultured pearls strung onto a 19th c. modified clasp Length (including clasp) 59.2 cm Pearls 63 Akoya cultured pearls. Pearls medium cream in colour with pink/green overtones, skin good, some light blemishes, lustre good, nacre medium. Total weight 53.15 g Single row cultured pearl necklet, measuring 592 mm in length Necklet comprises of 63 Akoya cultured pearls, round in shape, 2 measure approx 3.8 to 4 mm in diameter, 61 measure approx 7.9 to 8 mm in diameter. Pearls medium cream in colour with pink/green overtones, skin good, some light blemishes, lustre good, nacre medium. Modified late 19th century circular cluster head clasp, measuring approx 17.5 x 16.9 mm. Clasp centrally set with an oval mixed cutmedium blue sapphire, measuring approx 6.2 x 5.7 mm. Estimated sapphire weight 1.00 carat, inclusions and small chips to sapphire. Rub over settings in rose. Clasp is set with a double row of rose cut diamonds (26 in total), measuring between 2 and 2.2 mm in diameter. Estimated carat weight 0.26 carat, assessed clarity SI-I2, assessed colour L/M/N. Beaded setting in white, pierced out scroll design yellow under bezel, box clasp fitting with figure of 8 safety catch. Clasp unmarked, tests as sterling silver setting with 18ct gold under bezel. Independent insurance valuation from 2018 by the Birmingham Assay Office for £3,395.
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