ANTIQUE 15CT GOLD VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE DROP PENDANT CIRCA 1900
This fabulous antique Victorian 15ct Yellow Gold Suffragette pendant is Circa 1900.
Suffragettes liked to be depicted as feminine, their jewellery popularly consisted of Violet Green and White colours which were chosen to counter the stereotypes put forward by opponents that they were mannish or shrieking! Green is for Give, white is for Women and violet is for Votes.
The beautiful pendant is adorned with a central violet Amethyst, green Peridot and decorated in cream Pearls with a lovely Pearl dropper.
Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty which has adorned regal jewellery all around the world, from ancient Egypt to the British crown jewels.
The Peridot is a stone of lightness and beauty and was believed to be a stone of springtime by ancients who considered it a gift from Mother Nature.
The wonderful pendant is set in a fancy 15ct Yellow Gold gallery which is displayed hanging from a Gold chain attached to the bale.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history. The pendant is a beautiful eye catching piece that would look stunning displayed on a Gold chain.
Weighs 4.6 grams.
Measures 41mm across x 27mm down x 42mm down hanging from the bale.
Amethyst measures 5mm across x 7mm down.
ITEM NUMBER- 8778