ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SCOTTISH GOLD CAIRNGORM SHIELD PENDANT CIRCA 1860
This exquisite antique Victorian solid Gold Scottish Cairngorm shield pendant is Circa 1860.
Scottish jewellery was made popular by Queen Victoria as it became a souvenir of her frequent trips to Scotland and her Scottish Castle Balmoral from the mid 1800s.
The wonderful pendant is adorned with beautiful Cairngorm stones with a large 8ct Cairngorm displayed in the centre.
Cairngorm is a type of Quartz found in the Cairngorm mountain range in Scotland. It is most commonly yellow/ brown in colour and shines with radiant beauty.
The pendant is topped with a beautiful engraved crown set with Garnet’s and Pearls.
The Garnet has been adored throughout history for it’s deep red colouring that resembles a Pomegranate. It is said to be a stone of purity, truth and a symbol of love and compassion.
The brooch is all set in an 18ct Yellow Gold shield gallery with a hinged bale that articulates back and forth.
This is a truly fabulous Scottish brooch complete with Scottish ‘Kite mark’ too.
The pendant is steeped in history, a magnificent collectors item.
Weighs 15.4 grams.
Measures 32mm across x 63mm down.
Central Cairngorm measures 11mm across x 15mm down.
ITEM NUMBER- 8848