ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE COLLAR NECKLACE FABULOUS STATEMENT PIECE CIRCA 1900
This fabulous, genuine Suffragette Victorian collar paste necklace is such a statement piece which leads to a Suffragette pendant which is all original to the necklace.
The necklace is stamped Silver on the reverse of the clasp.
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!
Give Women Votes. Green is for give, White is for women and Violet is for votes.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones, the Romans in particular were very skilful in the production of coloured glass pastes.
The central rich Green stone is over 5ct in size adorned with Pink and White stones.
Looks fabulous when worn, it would be perfect for a special occasion.
Steeped in history.
It weighs 41 grams.
The necklace measures 16 inches.
The pendant measures 50mm across x 45mm down.
Excellent condition all round.