VICTORIAN SUFFRAGETTE PENDANT 9CT CIRCA 1900
This genuine Victorian Suffragette pendant set in 9ct Gold, Circa 1900.
The wonderful pendant is decorated in creamy Pearls and adorned with a 0.60ct Peridot in the centre, finishing with three fabulous Amethyst pendant droppers.
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.
All set in a decorative gallery and complete with a 9ct hallmark on the reverse.
This would look fabulous on a Gold chain.
Steeped in English history.
Weighs 2.4 grams.
Measures 25mm across x 45mm down, including bale.
Peridot measures 6mm across x 6mm down.