ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE 9CT GOLD FLORAL PENDANT CIRCA 1900
This Victorian 9ct Yellow Gold Suffragette Pendant is beautiful, Circa 1900.
The superb pendant is adorned with a green 0.50ct Peridot in the centre of the gallery, which is surrounded by lustrous Pearls and Amethyst’s, leading to a lovely Pearl dropper.
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 are organically created over many years and have been adored throughout history for their rich creamy tone that is lovely lustrous and natural.
The pendant was purchased in London and steeped in English history.
It shows fabulous craftsmanship of its time.
Looks fabulous on a chain.
Weighs 2.4 grams.
Measures 27mm across x 40mm down.