Twelve strands of tiny natural pearls trail from the 18k gold clasp. The clasp is enameled in a deep blue and set with pearls under a reverse carved crystal which depicts a kneeling grieving woman being held by a robed man. The clasp has more pearls prong set around the edge. Pearls often represented tears and innocence. This necklace circa dates to the very early 19th c.
Details.....The clasp measures 1.18" x .98". In excellent antique condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique jewels.