The Opals have green, blue and yellow fire. The spider's eyes are set with two Old Mine Cut Diamonds. The diamonds are set in raised white gold collets - such a stunning design! The remainder of the spider is yellow gold.
This whimsical spider dances delightfully around the neck and creates a conversation piece to be passed on for generations. And insect inspired jewels are all the rage today. And here we have the little fellow with two gorgeous Opals - how rare! The Victorians were absolutely enamored with nature and insects and created jewels as well as sculptures of the fascinating creatures. These antique spider gems are among the most highly desired and collected today.
The spider pendant is 1 inch (26 mm) long including the bales. Without the bales the spider is 3/4 inch (20mm) long and 1 1/8 inch (28mm) wide.
The spider is 14 Karat Gold and weighs 1.7 grams. The listing is only for the pendant. The neck chain is only shown for display. Antique Opal Diamond Spider Insect Pendant 14 Karat Gold Victorian Edwardian.The overall effect of this jewel is truly magical. Look at the recent issue of Veranda I have included with the insect jewelry which is all the rage and the prices! Please be sure and look at our other auctions for more wonderful treasures which we have discovered from around the world including Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Mid-Century, Edwardian, Victorian, Georgian pieces as well as Scandinavian Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish silver and gold, Portrait Miniatures, Austrian Vienna Bronze, Perfume and Vanity items and Miniatures!
Please see our other auctions for more special items from a fantastic collection! Get images that make Supersized seem small. Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's. The item "Antique Opal Diamond Spider Insect Pendant 14 Karat Gold Victorian Edwardian" is in sale since Wednesday, September 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants".
The seller is "annakristifigs" and is located in West Hollywood, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.