ANTIQUE ARTS AND CRAFTS SUFFRAGETTE HEART PENDANT NECKLACE 9CT GOLD ROLASON BROTHERS DATED 1912
A pretty Antique Arts and Crafts pendant fashioned in 9ct Yellow Gold and suspended from chains with a deep violet Amethyst at the top, white Pearls along the chains and a gorgeous heart cut Paste ganging below which simulates a large green Tourmaline.
Together the colours of each stone pay tribute to the women’s Suffragette movement which took place in the early 20th century and popularly consisted of Violet, Green and White stones which symbolised; Violet for Loyalty, White for Purity and Green for Hope, or Give Women Votes!
The pendant is complete with Birmingham hallmarks on the back which date the piece to 1912 and the makers initials of the Rolason Brothers of Birmingham. It’s a fabulous piece of history and accompanied by a fine Gold chain to display it on.
WEIGHT: 5.15 grams – 5.90 grams with chain
CHAIN MEASURES: Length 17.6 inches
PENDANT MEASURES: Width 35mm x Height 71mm
HEART MEASURES: Width 14mm x Height 16mm x Depth 7mm
METAL: 9ct Yellow Gold
STONES: Green Paste, Pearls, Amethyst
AGE: Early 20th Century (Dated 1912)
ORIGIN: Birmingham, United Kingdom
MARKS: 375 (9ct) stamp, Birmingham hallmarks, Makers Initials (“R.BS” – Rolason Brothers)
ITEM NUMBER: 20-992