Vintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearlsVintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearlsVintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearlsVintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearlsVintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearls

This is a lovely & unique estate purchase. It is a carved amethyst intaglio of the profile of a beautiful woman. The stone has rich saturated color and has been carved with large facets.
The young woman is raised with long flowing curls, and a strong profile. She is wearing just a hint of a Romanesque gown. The setting for the amethyst is built like a cage and measures 1/2" deep including the carving. It has a 14k hallmark on the pin lock and can serve as a pin or a pendant. It is currently on a 1/20 gold filled chain that will be sold with the pendant. I would expect the owner will want a heavier gold chain. Behind the six sided prong set amethyst is a ruffled background that contains four semi circles with 0.12 old world diamonds and a real natural 3mm pearl. The pendant measures 1 7/8" long by 1 1/3" wide. There is a fold up or down pendant loop and a pin back that locks securely. The pin alone weighs 21.16 grams. The condition is excellent. This is a gorgeous piece from a very important estate in our city.

Item ID: 17944


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: purple, Size: 1 3/4 high

Vintage Amethyst intaglio of a pretty woman set in 14kyg with diamonds and pearls

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