ANTIQUE EUROPEAN GOLD OLD CUT DIAMOND & NATURAL PEARL PENDANT c1800
An antique gold (probably around 14/15 carat, cannot get a test) pendant, with a lustrous natural saltwater pearl border around a white hardstone (possibly glass) panel topped with foiled old cut diamonds in silver collet settings.
Striking, collectible & wearable too!
CONDITION: Some signs of wear & foil discolouration commensurate with age and use. Some small areas of loss to bezel. Probably an old marriage of elements - see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Early 19th Century. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 35 x 28 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 10.5 grams.