Elise Necklace. Loren Hope Fall/Winter 2013 Collection. This necklace features a cluster of sparkling crystals (some of them vintage) and hand-colored, hand-set glass stones surrounding a mesmerizing, blue opal glass cabachon full of reflective matter and flecks of color.
[Base] Dark Blue to Purple/Royal Blue gradient [Lace] Pastel Periwinkle, Clusters of ... flowers? [Sheer] Deep Royal Blue, Embellishments in different colored crystal to emulate stars
Spanish work, the triangular steel guard finely pierced and embossed with scrolling vinework. With lightly domed pommel, broad guard with slightly expanded terminals, and copper-bound wooden grip with traces of leather covering. The long, double-edged blade with central fuller to either side, etched EN TOLEDO with clusters of stars. First half of the 17th century. Overall wear. Overall length 62.5 cm. Condition II