info garnet necklace

This is an absolutely gorgeous 14k gold Dutch 3 strands garnet necklace with a 14 ct gold clasp.
The clasp and connecting beads are 14k gold. One middle gold bead has a slight damage to it, but still secure!! (see picture) Not visible from the front.

made ca 1890 !!

The garnets are faceted and have a lovely deep red color and sparkling fire inside. The clasp has a large faceted garnet. 
With perfectly graduated strands, the necklace nestles comfortably around a slender neck.
The shortest strand is ca 15,75 inch / 40 cm long, clasp included.
The longest is ca 17,7 inch / 45 cm long; clasp included

It is in excellent antique condition. The clasp works easily and is secure. The faceted garnets have a rounded feel, due both to the soft angles of the rose cut and the passage of time. 
 

Metal: 14k gold, pink gold
Hallmarks: unreadable, but tested for minimum 14k gold.
Stones: faceted garnets
Period: Edwardian, late 1800
Country of Origin: Holland