The St Petersburg Tear Choker

The St Petersburg Tear Choker

Description

An intricate, antiqued polished pewter, 18th century Baroque-style choker set with a large, Swarovski black diamond crystal at its center, and two small white crystals either side and a black crystal dropper beneath. The heart of Anna Lopukhina, royal mistress to the Emperor of Russia, turned to ice after his assassination in 1801 and, it was said, on her subsequent death at 27, cut into a gem by the Winter Palace's royal jeweler. On doubled, 38"/96 cm long, 24 mm wide black satin ribbons, for hand tying.

 Approximate Dimensions:
Width 3.25" x Height 2.75" x Depth 0.5"
Ribbon Length:
38" Hand tied
Materials:
Pewter, Swarovski crystals, Black crystal dropper, Ribbon

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  • $79.95

Tags: st petersburg tear, alchemy of England, steampunk, gothic, swarovski, crystals, baroque, chokers, steampunk jewelry, victorian