Antieke Baltische olijfketting - 2,2 x 1,8 - 1,9 x 1,5 cm - Eind 19e eeuw - Königsberg - 140.0 ct

Antieke Baltische olijfketting - 2,2 x 1,8 - 1,9 x 1,5 cm - Eind 19e eeuw - Königsberg - 140.0 ct
Maat: 55 cm - Totaal gewicht: 28 g

Antique Baltic amber necklace, olives, 100% natural amber.
Valuable, antique, Baltic amber in old cognac / predominantly orange to red.
Wikipedia: the colour of amber (succinite) ranges from colourless to white, light to golden yellow and orange to red and brown tones.

Single-row necklace, the oval olives taper in size.
Size of amber olives: up to 2.2 x 1.8 cm

Classification: antique ladies' necklace.
Amber classification: 1A antique succinite
Origin: extinct "amber tree" (Pinus succinifera).
Place of origin of amber: Samland, peninsula in the eastern Baltic Sea
Place of manufacture of the necklace: Königsberg, East Prussia
Age of the amber: 40-50 million years
Gemstone: selected Baltic amber
Age: end of the 19th century
Total weight: 28.0 grams.
Total length: 55.0 cm
Colour: old cognac / predominantly orange to red
Naturally darkened due to age.
Predominantly clear colour with smaller inclusions and butterscotch sprinkles.
Cut: Königsberg olive cut
Overall number of ambers: 47 oval amber beads (olives)
Largest olive in the centre: 2.2 x 1.8 cm
The olives to the left and right measure 1.9 x 1.5 and 1.8 x 1.5 cm.
Clasp: gold-plated spring ring clasp.

Good condition considering its age
Unique piece: yes

Due to the natural ageing process of the amber, the colour intensity of each olive varies, with natural marks and swirls.

Private sale from family ownership.
Original condition

Guarantee of authenticity:
Unconditional guarantee regarding the authenticity of the amber.
The amber on offer is guaranteed to be 100% genuine Baltic amber that is natural and untreated.
Contains no additional materials, adhesives, synthetics, varnish or anything similar.
Not pressed or melted down, each bead was polished from a single piece of amber.

Conducted amber tests:
Characteristic pine resin smell upon heating.
UV light shows the characteristic amber colour.
Static charge: Electrum, colloquially also referred to as "Baltic amber".

Object photos:
Normal daylight.
Direct strong sunlight image 34.
Water test images normal artificial light.

Test images:
UV light,
salt water and freshwater,
precision scale.

Insured shipping with DHL including tracking number starts at €7.49 within Germany.
New and original DHL shipping box.
Multiple layers of soft, secure packaging.

Eind 19e eeuw - Königsberg - 140.0 ct
Antieke Baltische olijfketting - 2,2 x 1,8 - 1,9 x 1,5 cm
55 cm
Totaal gewicht
28 g
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