ANTIQUE EDWARDIAN SUFFRAGETTE PENDANT 9ct GOLD AMETHYST PERIDOT PEARL CIRCA 1910
This beautiful antique Edwardian suffragette pendant is a wonderful example of the jewellery crafted to show allegiance to the suffragette movement. An approx. 1.20ct amethyst sits at its heart, with intricate swirls of 9ct Yellow Gold encrusted with pearls flowing outwards. A teardrop-cut approx. 0.50ct peridot dropper hangs beneath.
Suffragette jewellery was worn to show one’s allegiance to the women’s Suffragette movement in the early 20th century and popularly consisted of Violet, Green and White stones which carried the message: Green for Give, white for Women and violet for Votes!
This beautiful pendant is a true treasure, steeped in the history of the struggle for female equality.
WEIGHT: 5.0 grams
MEASURES: Width 28mm x Height 56mm x Depth 7mm
METAL: 9ct Yellow Gold (Acid Tested)
STONES: Amethyst (approx. 1.20ct), Peridot
AGE: Edwardian, Circa 1910
ORIGIN: United Kingdom
ITEM NUMBER: 20-196