Victorian Amethyst and Diamond Drop Pendant
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Description: - A Victorian amethyst and diamond drop pendant, which is silver-fronted, and gold-backed . The pendant is fronted by an old round cut diamond above a horizontally set oval cut amethyst, that suspends a pair of ivy leaves set with a further seven old round cut diamonds, suspending a large pear shaped amethyst. As was common for the period the pendant is unhallmarked, and has been tested and confirmed to be silver fronted, and 15ct gold backed.
Period: - Mid 19th Century.
Engraving: - None.
Measurement: - The pendant measures 4.8 cm (height) x 2.1 cm (width) x 1.2 cm (depth).
Weight: - 12.7 grams / 0.41 troy oz.
Condition: - The pendant is in good antique condition. The amethysts and diamonds are all in good condition. The amethysts display typical zoning. Very minor surface wear commensurate with age and usage. Minor tarnishing/patina present. Gemstone treatment is unknown.
Item No: - 1360.