Here is a sweet Georgian gold pendant set with a dark blue glass cabochon with lines carved into the gold work that shows through to the front with silver work on top of a sentimental Forget me Not design set with tiny rose cut diamonds. Natural half pearls surround it with and additional wired tiny seed pearl surround that I have suspended from a black silk ribbon for wearing. It is high carat gold, it is unmarked for metal content as was typical of the era (late 1700s) but it's more than 14kt.
The pendant has a beautiful layered effect and measures just over 1" x 3/4". I have had this lovely treasure in my sentimental mourning antique jewelry collection for many years but only wore it one time. Even though all of the diamonds are prong set down into the silver design, one of them came out and was never found, so one diamond is amiss and that is possible too for the outer layer of the seed pearls but I can't say for sure because I bought it this way; those are on a gold wire. It could probably use a good cleaning but since it's older and closed back with pearls it cannot be immersed.
I love it but I never wear it so here it is; probably for someone who is familiar with old jewelry and can have another tiny diamond set back in so it's value would be significantly increased.
French or English in origin, circa 1780
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