Victorian Era Diamond Rivière Necklace

Diamond rivière Necklace in silver on gold open back collet settings. There are 65 old mine cut diamonds in graduated sizes. The central 8 largest stones weigh a collective 10.5 carats, the remaining 57 stones equal an estimated 20 additional carats.

Measures 15.5" in length. Hidden push tab closure at back. Lays beautifully on the neck and would be great layered. Wearable and Rare. These necklaces are most often seen with old stones in modern settings. This piece dates to the middle of the 19th century.  

30.5 estimated total weight. Circa 1860