VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE 9CT PENDANT CIRCA 1900
This fabulous Victorian 9ct Gold pendant is Circa 1900.
The wonderful round pendant has a bright 1.75ct Amethyst in the centre, which is surrounded by Peridots and Pearls.
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.
Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty and legendary powers to stimulate and soothe the mind and emotions.
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.
Pearls have a wonderful lustre with a rich creamy tone, they are lovely lustrous and natural.
All set in a round Yellow Gold honey comb gallery and complete with 9ct hallmark on the reverse.
Steeped in English history.
A wonderful collectable piece that would look beautiful displayed on a Gold chain.
Weighs 2.9 grams.
Measures 35mm across x 42mm down, including bale.
Amethyst measures 8mm across x 8mm down.