ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE NECKLACE 18CT GOLD AMETHYST DROPPERS CIRCA 1900
This fabulous antique Victorian necklace was made representing the Suffragette movement, 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 necklace boasts three fabulous droppers set with violet Amethyst, green Peridots and creamy Pearls.
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 larger Amethyst are approx. 3ct each.
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 necklace is all set in 18ct Yellow Gold and fitted with an original S clasp on the catch.
This is a unique Suffragette piece that looks stunning when worn!
Weighs 6.2 grams.
Measures 14 inches in length.
Dropper measures 11mm across x 60mm down.
Excellent all round condition.
ITEM NUMBER - 8984