Antique crosses have been enjoyed throughout the eras by religious and even non-religious persons who can see the beauty in the handmade artwork. This gorgeous example is larger in stature and solidly built with luscious, deep purple amethysts and accented by lustrous seed pearls. It creates a statement on its own or could be used to stack with other antique pieces for a customized and very unique look.
Vintage pendant estimated to be from approx. 1900-1920. Bead set with eleven 4.25mm round natural amethysts of good colour and clarity and twenty 1.4-1.6mm natural seed pearls.
Hallmarked 14k Yellow Gold.
Professionally tested during review by a gemologist. Measures 1.96 x 1.18 inches. 7.6 grams in total weight.
One amethyst has been replaced by a professional jeweler. Three seed pearls have also been replaced. One amethyst has a chip in it on the lower portion of the cross. Hallmark has not been identified to verify maker or country of origin.
Listing is for pendant only. Comes with recent gemological appraisal to confirm authenticity of stones.