VINTAGE MARCASITE ENAMEL FLOWER PENDANT SILVER PENDANT
This beautiful Marcasite and Enamel flower pendant is set in Silver.
The lovely pendant has outer petals which are encrusted with Marcasites with smaller Gold Enamel petals underneath.
Marcasite jewellery has been made since the time of the Ancient Greeks. It was particularly popular in the 18th century, the Victorian era and with Art Nouveau jewellery designers. Marcasite's are also known as black Diamonds. They sparkle and shimmer just like real Diamonds.
The pendant boasts a sparkling 0.75ct Paste Stone in the centre.
Paste is a heavy, very transparent flint glass that stimulates the fire and brilliance of gemstones.
Stamped 925 for Sterling Silver.
Made in the Victorian style.
The pendant is adorned in craftsmanship.
This would be perfect for a special occasion.
It weighs 6.5 grams.
The pendant measures 30mm across x 30mm down.
Excellent condition all round.