This is a gorgeous sterling silver necklace with a floral marcasite pendant. The pendant has petals in a circular design that are covered in marcasites. This pendant is dangling on a sterling rolo chain that is 18 inches long.
Marcasite jewelry is style type of jewelry that includes setting tiny pieces of pyrite into silver designs. During the 18th and the 19th centuries, marcasite jewelry entered its “Golden age” in Europe. In the Victorian Era marcasite jewelry was made famous by Queen Victoria who wore it as a substitute of the much more expensive diamond jewelry.
- Chain: 18 inches long
- Hallmarked 925
Pendant Size: 1 inch