ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE LOCKET 9CT GOLD CIRCA 1900
This beautiful Victorian Suffragette locket is set in 9ct Gold, Circa 1900.
The locket shows beautiful details, boasting Peridots, Amethyst and Pearls which represent the Suffragette movement.
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.
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.
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.
It opens and shorts securely, so you can place your own piece of history inside.
Fabulous engraved workmanship can be seen around the border of the locket.
This is a truly beautiful locket, boasting craftsmanship.
It weighs 8.1 grams.
The locket measures 22mm across x 45mm down.
Excellent condition all round.