ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE GOLD PENDANT CIRCA 1900
This beautiful 9ct Yellow Gold Suffragette Pendant is genuine Victorian, Circa 1900.
The beautiful floral pendant is decorated in lovely Pearls, and boasts a violet Amethyst dropper which is approx. 0.70ct, with a rich green Peridot in the centre which is approx. 1.75ct in size.
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.
Green is for Give, white is for Women and violet is for Votes.
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.
All set in Yellow Gold and complete with 9ct hallmark on the reverse.
The pendant is steeped in English history.
A truly, wonderful piece that would look fabulous displayed on a Gold chain.
It weighs 3.5 grams.
Measures 50mm down, including bale x 30mm across.
The Peridot measures 8mm across x 7.5mm down.
The Amethyst measures 6mm across x 6mm down.