ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE NECKLACE CIRCA 1900 15CT GOLD
This genuine antique Victorian 15ct Yellow Gold Suffragette necklace is Circa 1900.
Set with beautiful detail, and Amethyst, Peridot and Pearl stones amongst a draping design.
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.
Purchased in London and steeped in English history.
This looks fabulous when worn, a highly collectable necklace.
It weighs 7.8 grams
It measures 18 inches in length
In excellent condition all round.
ITEM NUMBER 9177