A stunning Antique Cabochon Ruby Necklace, Etruscan Gold Victorian Lavaliere c.1900. This wonderful estate necklace holds a deep rich red Verneuil ruby cabochon at center measuring about 11 x 14mm oval. It is set in a yellow gold antique setting with Etruscan Revival detailing, popular during the Victorian and early 20th Century. Jewelers of this Era often pulled design elements from ancient Greek and Roman pieces as the beauty of the Classic period was much appreciated at the time. The bail and antique chain are antique yellow gold filled. The pendant measures about 1 1/2 inches long with bail by about 3/4 inch wide. The chain is about 21 inches in length. This piece dates to the Victorian to early Art Deco period, circa 1900 and is in lovely vintage condition.