Grenville Pendant Necklace

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<p>A gold plated necklace inspired by the Grenville Jewel, a locket on display in the Waddesdon Gallery.</p> <p>It is made with beautiful Swarovski crystals with decorative enamel detailing.</p> <p>The original oval locket is made from gold and contains a miniature portrait in watercolour of a bearded man in armour, said to be Sir Bevil Grenville.</p> <p>The case is entirely covered with champlevé enamel on the front, with the back set with a large square sapphire in the centre, surrounded by rubies, opals and diamonds, with two emeralds; and a pendant pearl with an enamelled setting.</p> <p><i>Please note: pierced earrings cannot be returned, except in case of fault. </i></p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a gold-plated necklace inspired by the Grenville Jewel.

This exquisite pendant features Swarovski crystals, a teardrop pearl and decorative enamel detailing, and is suspended on a gold-plated rope chain.

The design is based on the 17th century Grenville Jewel which is now part of the British Museum’s collection. The original jewel is set with a large square sapphire surrounded by rubies, opals, diamonds and emeralds, above a teardrop pearl. The reverse side gold case is covered with champlevé enamel, and the case opens to reveal a miniature watercolour portrait of Sir Bevil Grenville, painted by David des Granges. The pendant was gifted to the British Museum in 1898 by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild as part of the Waddesdon Bequest.

An astonishing piece to add to any jewellery collection.

  • Product Code: CMCJ63270
  • Product Weight: 0.02Kg
  • Dimensions: Length: 44cm, Pendant H4 x W2.5cm
  • Material: Gold-plating, white teardrop pearl, Swarovski crystal
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg

<p>A gold plated necklace inspired by the Grenville Jewel, a locket on display in the Waddesdon Gallery.</p> <p>It is made with beautiful Swarovski crystals with decorative enamel detailing.</p> <p>The original oval locket is made from gold and contains a miniature portrait in watercolour of a bearded man in armour, said to be Sir Bevil Grenville.</p> <p>The case is entirely covered with champlevé enamel on the front, with the back set with a large square sapphire in the centre, surrounded by rubies, opals and diamonds, with two emeralds; and a pendant pearl with an enamelled setting.</p> <p><i>Please note: pierced earrings cannot be returned, except in case of fault. </i></p>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a gold-plated necklace inspired by the Grenville Jewel.

This exquisite pendant features Swarovski crystals, a teardrop pearl and decorative enamel detailing, and is suspended on a gold-plated rope chain.

The design is based on the 17th century Grenville Jewel which is now part of the British Museum’s collection. The original jewel is set with a large square sapphire surrounded by rubies, opals, diamonds and emeralds, above a teardrop pearl. The reverse side gold case is covered with champlevé enamel, and the case opens to reveal a miniature watercolour portrait of Sir Bevil Grenville, painted by David des Granges. The pendant was gifted to the British Museum in 1898 by Baron Ferdinand Anselm Rothschild as part of the Waddesdon Bequest.

An astonishing piece to add to any jewellery collection.

  • Product Code: CMCJ63270
  • Product Weight: 0.02Kg
  • Dimensions: Length: 44cm, Pendant H4 x W2.5cm
  • Material: Gold-plating, white teardrop pearl, Swarovski crystal
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg
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