In the category gold necklaces, you will find our gold necklaces, gold chains, with links horse, curb chain, palm tree; but also drapery necklaces, choker necklaces, antique pearl necklaces with gold clasps. We have grouped all the periods and styles of our 18k or 14k gold necklaces.
Vintage necklace in 18 karats gold (750). This flexible necklace features interlocking links alternating between polished gold and textured gold. It’s a vintage piece from the 1990s, likely of Italian origin.
Stamped with eagle head hallmark on the clasp (French state hallmark for 18k gold) and ‘750’ hallmark.
Length: 42.5 cm (approximately 16.7 inches)
Condition: Normal signs of wear and scratches
Weight: 17.10 gr
This necklace forms a half-set with its bracelet visible in the last two photos, which is available separately. You can find it here.
French long necklace with enamel clasp and 14 karat (585) and 18 karat (750) rose gold. The 14 karat gold clasp is rectangular with two facets. The facets are decorated with enamels and motifs: one centred on a shield framed by two laurel leaves, the corners enamelled blue; the other decorated with a frieze of triangles enamelled blue, the corners enamelled white. The 18 karat gold sautoir chain is made of jaseron mesh. French regional jewellery from the mid-19th century, Normandy region.
Shell head hallmarks on the clasp, chain tested 18 karats.
Dimensions of clasp: 8 mm x 12 mm
Length of necklace: 70 cm
Gold watch chain necklace crafted from 18-karat rose gold (750). The chain features a voluminous fancy link design and is secured with a lobster clasp. It can be worn as a choker necklace by adding a rectangular element in gold and platinum with filigree volutes, which comes with the chain, or as a double bracelet. This piece dates back to around 1900 and originates from France.
Hallmarks: Eagle’s head and rhinoceros (French hallmarks for 18k gold)
Length: 36 cm (14.17 inches)
Link Width: 5 mm (0.20 inches)
Art Deco enamel diamond necklace in 18 karat (750) yellow gold. Drapery necklace composed of three triangular elements, decorated with enamelled red roses, framed by black enamel and gold palmettes set with 23 rose-cut diamonds. Each element is alternated with coral pearls and small natural pearls. Antique Art Deco necklace, circa 1930, France.
Antique necklace cameo pendant in 18 karat yellow and rose gold (750). Necklace featuring a photo medallion centered with an agate cameo of a woman profile with an antique hairstyle. The cameo is surrounded by a finely braided circular gold element, similar to the thick chain. The medallion is in rose gold and opens onto a compartment that can hold a photograph or a lock of hair, protected by glass. The necklace chain resembles a tube of gold braiding, giving it a slight elasticity (like a spring). It closes with a ratchet box concealed in the body of the necklace. The medallion pendant was made by Lucien or Laurent Nicot (active in Paris from 1854 to 1903).
Eagle head hallmark, rhinoceros hallmark and goldsmith’s hallmarks.
Chain length: 19.5 cm
Medallion dimensions (with setting): 45 mm x 25 mm
Condition: slight indentation in the link towards the clasp, wear scratches
Andrew Grima ruby diamond necklace in 18 karat (750) yellow gold. This necklace is formed by a gold braid forming a choker, with a stylised gold motif at its centre set with eight rubies in a closed and grain setting and eleven brilliant-cut diamonds in a claw setting. The clasp is located at the level of the main motif, ingeniously concealed beneath the decoration. Vintage necklace, circa 1970/1980, signed Andrew Grima, France.
Georgian rows of gold necklace. Rare French regional necklace in yellow gold 18 karats. It is made of ten belcher (or rolo) chains. The clasp is the main decorative element of the jewel. It is enamelled blue and white with triangular and circular decoration. The reverse side of the clasp bears the initials “P…”. This necklace is worn as a choker. Late 18th – early 19th century necklace, Auvergne, France.
Hallmarked with rooster head turned to the right (Paris, 1798-1809), Goldsmith’s hallmark
Total length of the necklace at the shortest: 31 cm – Height when worn. 15/16 cm
Clasp size: 3.4 cm x 2 cm
Condition: a few tiny cracks in the enamel.
Antique watch chain necklace in pink gold 18 karats (750). Antique watch chain that can be worn as a choker or bracelet. The mesh is flexible and cubic decorated at the ends of fine spheres. The jewel closes with a clasp snap hook. Jewel from the end of the 19th century.
Eagle head hallmarks
Total length: 37.5 cm
Condition: one part of the clasp is in yellow gold and has been added afterwards
Georgian citrine paste seed pearl necklace in rose gold 9 karats (375). Rare necklace dating from the 1st Empire (Napoleon Ist, circa 1810) composed of eleven faceted oval glasses imitating citrine, in closed gold settings surrounded by lines of small fine pearls. Each link is connected by two gold chains also decorated with small pearls. The clasp is a ratchet box, it is hidden in a faceted glass link. Antique necklace, circa 1810. Cloverleaf hallmark, later addition of the French customs.
Cloverleaf hallmark, later addition of the French customs.
Length : 39 cm Size of one element: 17mm x 21 mm
Note: a safety chain is connected to the clasp and is later than the jewel. Condition: traces of glue on the clasp and the element next to it, usual wears
Vintage sapphire necklace in yellow gold 18 karats (750). Necklace composed of a gold triangular pattern set with three sapphires. The chain is with flat links. Vintage necklace, second hand jewel around 1990, France.
Eagle head hallmark and goldsmith’s hallmark
Total length : 42,5 cm
Size of the pattern: 15 x 30 mm