Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820

This elegant almandine garnet pendant is Georgian, circa 1820. It is foiled, flat cut, and faceted around the perimeter. The use of foil during this period was to bring a reflection of light to the stone as they were characteristically closed in the back. This foil not only brought light, but added a magnificent hue, so prized in early jewelry. It is close to the color of a ruby, it is that beautiful .
Each stone is set in 9 karat hand crimped collets.
This formerly was the centerpiece of a reviere necklace and I have added a 14 karat gold custom twisted bail to create the pendant.
It measures an impressive 1 1/2 inches with the bail x slightly under 1/2 inches across the bottom garnet.
I have paired it with a contemporary chain which is available separately.
Worn casually with a tee, or for the evening light, it is singularly lovely .
England, circa 1820

ITEM ID
2571
COLOR
Red, Rose Gold
ITEM TYPE
Antique
ITEM SIZE
1 1/2 inches with the bail x slightly under 1/2 inches across

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Antique Gold Garnet Pendant Circa 1820

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