18th C Style Queen Ann Necklace (and Earrings)

Yay, I finished something new for a short trip to Williamsburg next week! I haven’t had the time to really dedicate myself to a sewing project, so something smaller had to suffice.

I have been working on and off on this piece for quite a while (like over a year a while). It took me a bit to figure out how to make the pendant, and then to get the right materials for the rest of the necklace. But this morning I finished!
Necklace

Here is the necklace next to an inspiration painting, a portrait of Anne Fairchild Bowler by John Singleton Copley, c.1763. The pendant, with the cluster of three rhinestones and the center hanging rhinestone is sometimes called the “Queen Anne” style.
In the Long Run Designs

Necklace

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