Sterling silver Devonshire serpent and Blue John necklace
This piece is inspired by the Devonshire serpent from the crest of the Cavendish family, found carved out of the sandstone around the facades of the house. Featuring a beautiful circular piece of Blue John adorned with an elegantly crafted Devonshire serpent, this pendant is framed within a sterling silver setting.
Dimensions: 22mm diameter
This piece is from the Chatsworth Renewed collection, which was created to celebrate the recent restoration of the house completed in 2018. The restoration gives visitors the chance to experience the full glory of the natural minerals, materials and overall architecture of the house. Our special collection of jewellery features beautiful pieces from hand-crafted sterling silver and some items feature gorgeous yellow gold which has been inspired by the house's gold leaf details.
Every piece in this collection is a miniature work of art and is hand-crafted by expert Derbyshire jewellers, C W Sellors.
Our range of Blue John jewellery is precision set with the finest natural Blue John, a rare gemstone sourced from Castleton in Derbyshire, famous for its distinctive colour, ranging from soft lilac hues to bold purple and yellows. Please note that the individual stone you receive may vary in colour from the photograph due to the natural colouring of the Blue John