A stunning antique English, solid 18 carat gold (tests thereabouts) pendant / lavaliere; with a faceted, intense purple natural amethyst heart-shaped drop, and a beautiful bow/ribbon shaped top section, set throughout with lustrous natural pearls and a bright sparkling old cut diamond. Approx 0.5 carat, G VS.
Wow - a very impressive, fabulously made & wonderfully wearable antique pendant!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use, light signs of surface wear to amethyst.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/1900. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 34 x 27 mm overall, amethyst approx. 14 x 14 mm, diamond approx. 4.4 x 4.2 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm).