Riviere Style Necklace
Riviere style necklace with faux faceted amethyst stones measuring 1 inch and necklace length 15 inches
Riviere necklaces were very popular in the 18th century in England and again in the late 19th century ,the stones were similar size and stones, amethyst being very popular.The stones were set by hand in metal collets requiring tremendous skill! these necklaces are Anna Wintour’s favorite necklace, head of American Vogue.
This is a fabulous faux Riviere even though the stones are much larger.