Antique gold Victorian filigree cross ten beautiful amethysts brooch/pendant 1850
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Antique jewelry object group: combined brooch-pendant (is being offered without pictured chain)
Condition: very good condition
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Country of origin: unknown
Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from themiddle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveaustyle have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1850
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Source of inspiration: Christianity
Theme: Cross - The cross is one of the most ancient human symbols, and is used by many religions, such as Christianity. It is frequently a representation of the division of the world into four elements (or cardinal points), or alternately as the union of theconcepts of divinity, the vertical line, and the world, the horizontal line. (from: Wikipedia)
Material: 14K yellow gold (touchstone tested)
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Technique: Filigree (formerly written filigrann or filigrane) is a delicate kind of jewel work made with twisted threads usually of gold and silver or stitching of the same curving motifs. It often suggests lace and French from 1660 to the late 19th century. Itshould not be confused with ajoure jewellery work; while both have many open areas, filigree involves threads being soldered together to form an object and ajoure involves holes being punched, drilled, or cut through an existing piece of metal. (from: Wikipedia)
Precious stones: Ten amethysts
Birthstones: Amethyst is the birthstone (or month stone) for February.
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Hallmarks: No trace.
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Dimensions: 7,87 cm (3,10 inch) x 5,43 cm (2,14 inch) - See picture with a ruler in cm and inches
Weight: 12,60 gram (8,10 dwt)
Reference Nº: 19291-0283
Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry