ANTIQUE SUFFRAGETTE VICTORIAN PENDANT 15CT GOLD CIRCA 1900
This fabulous antique 15ct Gold Suffragette pendant is genuine Victorian, Circa 1900.
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!
The beautiful Suffragette pendant boasts a central violet Amethyst, a rich green Peridot dropper and decorated in lovely cream Pearls.
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 stone has adorned regal jewellery all around the world, from ancient Egypt to the British crown jewels.
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.
The pendant is all set in Yellow Gold and complete with 15ct hallmark under the bale.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history.
Looks fabulous when worn, very eye catching.
Weighs 3.6 grams.
Measures 21mm across x 73mm down.
Excellent all round condition.
ITEM NUMBER- 7998