ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE 9CT GOLD PENDANT BROOCH CIRCA 1900
This fabulous 9ct Yellow Gold Suffragette pendant brooch is genuine Victorian, Circa 1900.
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.
The beautiful pendant is decorated in 6 lovely Pearls and boasting a 1.60ct violet Amethyst in the centre, which leads to a lustrous Pearl and a rich, green 0.50ct Peridot dropper.
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 have a wonderful lustre with a rich creamy tone, they are lovely lustrous and natural.
All set in Yellow Gold and complete with 9ct hallmark on the reverse.
The pendant is steeped in English history.
This is a fabulous eye catching piece that would look beautiful displayed on a Gold chain.
Weighs 2.9 grams.
Measures 26mm across x 50mm down, including bale.
The Amethyst measures 8mm across x 8mm down.