VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE 18CT AND PLATINUM NECKLACE CIRCA 1900
This fabulous Suffragette necklace is set in 18ct Yellow Gold and Platinum.
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 necklace is adorned by Amethyst, Peridots and Pearls which are compliments by Gold, and Platinum links.
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.
The Pearls have a wonderful lustre with a rich creamy tone, they are lovely lustrous and natural.
The necklace shows delicate workmanship from its time.
Looks fabulous when worn, this would be perfect for a special occasion.
It weighs 6.9 grams.
The necklace measures 16.5 inches.
Excellent condition all round.