Gorgeous Antique French Enamel Gold Gilt Paris Back Button Necklace w/Pearls

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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 22, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Gorgeous antique French enameled Paris back Gold Gilt button necklace with genuine 6mm pink freshwater pearls and pearl heart up for 5 day auction! Very elegant and high quality waistcoat button from Paris, France produced during the 1880's with enamel pink and gold floral design in the center, and a cobalt blue enamel and gold design around the outer rim. The gold button back loop is still intact on the reverse of the button/pendant, as is the gold gilt metal back with the imprint of "E I -PARIS" clearly shown (see photo). The button is a large size button at approximately 1 inch in diameter, and is attached to a 17- inch strand of pink pearls, gold vermeil and goldfilled beads, and goldfilled wire connected with a goldfilled clasp . A goldfilled chain extender adds 3 1/2 inches for adjustment to neckline. The button is topped with a pale pink freshwater pearl in the shape of a heart and vintage faceted cobalt blue glass beads which also accent the pearls and vermeil spacers in the strand. A pink pearl capped with a gold vermeil bead cap dangles from the bottom of the button. The total length of the button/pendant is 2 3/4 inches. This particular button usually sells for about $50 by itself because of the rare enameling, design, imprint of the maker and age! The button is in perfect condition with no cracks, chips or missing

This is a 5-day auction. All items sent in special gift box or bag for giving to others or to yourself. Shipping is FREE Priority Mail through the holidays, with no extra charge for handling & packaging! Handling and shipping of item is 1-day if payment is made immediately upon end of auction, it should reach you by Christmas Eve in the USA. We ship out of the country at an additional discounted cost to the buyer, and cannot guarantee the timing of delivery outside the USA. If insurance is requested, it can be arranged at an additional charge. All items are well-packaged for shipping, so you never receive a broken item.

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