ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE PENDANT 15CT GOLD AMETHYST CIRCA 1900
This stunning large antique Victorian pendant was made representing the Suffragette movement, Circa 1900.
Suffragettes liked to be depicted as feminine, their jewellery popularly consisted of Violet, Green and White colours which were 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 wonderful pendant is decorated in creamy Pearls, green Peridots and a central violet Amethyst and dropper.
Amethyst has been highly esteemed throughout the ages for its stunning beauty which 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.
The pendant is all set in 15ct Yellow Gold and displays pristine workmanship all round.
This is a truly stunning antique pendant that would look fabulous displayed on a Gold chain!
Weighs 8.6 grams.
Measures 34mm across x 62mm down x 70mm down with bale.
Amethyst measures 10mm across x 14mm down.
ITEM NUMBER - 9245