SOLD Late Georgian Large Amethyst Cross Pendant
A wonderful pendant from the late Georgian period, circa 1820-30. The pendant is made in the shape of a cross, reminiscent of the Maltese cross design, and has four gorgeous pear shaped amethysts forming the cross shape with the centre stone being circular. The amethysts are a beautiful purple colour, synonymous with this pretty gemstone, and are in perfect condition. The gems are set in 15kt gold. There is a brooch pin to the back, which is silver, as was customary during this time.
Chain not included.
Materials - 15kt Gold (tests thereabouts), Amethysts
Age - C1820-30
Size - Cross measures 40mm square, with the bale adding an extra 8mm to the length
Pear shaped amethysts approx 13mm by around 10/11mm. Centre circular stone 9mm in diameter
Condition - Excellent
Weight - 8.1g