A beautiful pendant from the Victorian period, c1880. The centrepiece of the pendant is the stunning oval aquamarine. The aqua has a beautiful pale blue colour and has lovely deep facets. It measures approximately 10mm by 9mm making it around 2.25 cts, possibly more, due to the lovely depth of the stone. It is claw set in a crown style basket of white gold and backed by 18ct yellow gold. The bale could be a replacement to the original, though it is a Victorian one. It is made from silver and is studded with pretty rose diamonds.
The pendant hangs on a 9ct gold chain measuring 18" hallmarked on the clasp.
Materials - Aquamarine, Rose Diamonds, 18ct Gold, 9ct Gold (chain only), Silver. All metals have been tested.
Age - C1880
Size - Pendant measures 22mm from the top of the bale to the bottom of the aquamarine.
Condition - Very good. The aquamarine has some inclusions indicating that it is a natural stone.
Weight - 2.37g (pendant only)
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