Antique Silver Peruzzi Citrine Necklace Art Nouveau Italy
A stunning Art Nouveau Sterling Silver Citrine Necklace by Peruzzi. Fratelli Peruzzi (Peruzzi Brothers Silversmiths) has some of the most highly sought after antique sterling from Florence Italy.
The pendant is done in finely detailed sterling silver bead and scroll work, measuring 2" in length and 1" wide. At the center is a bezel set oval natural Citrine gemstone measuring 13mm X 10mm X 5mm with an estimated weight of 3.45 carats. The Citrine stone has gorgeous color and the faceting is superb. The pendant is marked Sterling, Flli Peruzzi and Made in Italy.
The pendant comes on its original 30" sterling silver "long and short" link chain. The chain is also known as a fancy link. The chain is original to the necklace. It has a spring ring clasp.
Both pieces are in Excellent antique condition. The gemstone has been steam cleaned. The sterling silver pendant and chain have only been lightly hand polished. We left most of the natural patina on the both the pendant and the chain.
This is a gorgeous antique necklace that will only grow in value as these pieces are becoming more difficult to acquire.