ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 15CT SUFFRAGETTE BROOCH CIRCA 1900
This fabulous Victorian Suffragette 15ct Gold brooch is Circa 1900.
Beautiful Peridot and Amethysts droppers adorn this brooch with 3 creamy Pearls which are over the top.
This brooch beautifully represents the Suffragette period.
Emmeline Pankhurst was the leader of the British Suffragette movement in the 19th century and through her efforts won the right for women to vote.
Suffragettes liked to be depicted as feminine, their jewellery was chosen to counter the stereotypes put forward by opponents that they were mannish or shrieking!annish or shrieking.
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 Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty and legendary powers to stimulate, and soothe, the mind and emotions.
Pearls have a wonderful lustre with a rich creamy tone, they are lovely lustrous and natural.
All set in a beautifully designed 15ct Yellow Gold gallery.
This brooch is steeped in history, it looks so lovely when worn.
It weighs 2.5 grams.
It measures 35mm across x 25mm down.
The Peridot dropper measures 10mm across x 5mm down.
In excellent condition all round.