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Victorian Acrostic Enamel Heart Pendant & Chain

$12,800.00

Victorian Acrostic Enamel Heart Pendant & Chain

$12,800.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1860

An absolutely stunning antique pendant and chain offered in it's original fitted box. The pendant, modelled as a heart is set with vibrant blue enamelling and an opal, ruby, amethyst emerald and diamond forget-me-not flower motif, a popular motif during the Victorian period. The stones spell out the popular romantic sentiment "ADORE" - taking the first letter of each stone to make up the secret message. Amethyst, Diamond, Opal, Ruby and Emerald. The back features a glass locket compartment with a lucky four leaf clover inside, and the 18k gold chain features an original diamond and enamel set clasp. It has a wearable length of 17 inches and remains in fantastic condition. 

STONES 

Diamond, Opal, Ruby, Emerald & Amethyst 

MEASUREMENTS

Wearable length: 17 inches  

Heart: 2.9 x 2.7cm

WEIGHT 

23.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold 

CONDITION 

Excellent 

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