Neat VTG Portuguese Sterling Silver Turquoise River Ladder Pendant Necklace
Presented is a stylish vintage sterling silver and turquoise pendant, on a
silver-capped leather cord. This piece was made in Portugal, likely within the
past 70 years or so. The pendant of the necklace is done in a double curve form
almost like a section of river, with polished turquoise beads strung on a silver
wire in between, for the water. The surface of the silver has a textured and
antiqued sort of naturalistic finish. The pendant is strung on a leather cord
with silver clasp, but could easily be cut off from the cord and put on a chain
or other cord of your choosing.
wear, but is still sound. The turquoise pieces are all intact. The clasp
functions well and closes securely.
The cord is hallmarked on the clasp with 925 for sterling silver, and on the
loop of the clasp with a Portuguese hallmark of an eagle's head with 925 for
sterling silver, as well as what is likely a maker's mark.
The cord is about 16 inches long. The pendant measures about 2 ¼ inches long.