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Victorian 15ct Gold Ruby & Diamond Etruscan Heart Pendant

Our Reference: KCJ029

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At a glance...

Heart Size: 1.5cm wide
x 1.7cm long (small)
Age: 1860-1880
Material: 15ct Yellow Gold
Marks: 15 (rubbed)
Pendant Weight: 2 grams
Principal Stone: Ruby
Principal Cut: Oval Mixed
Second Stone: Diamond
Second Cut: Old European
Chain: None

Tell me more...

A lovely Victorian hollow heart shaped pendant (not locket) from the 1860s-1880s.

This was a period in history when archaeological digs were in full swing across the world, and the resulting finds heavily influenced the jewellery designs of the day. The gold wire-work and granulation you can see on this design represents the Victorian obsession with ancient Etruscan jewellery.

The heart pendant is studded with two rubies - one red and the other more pink, and a round old European cut diamond. One ruby has a chip to the top left corner.

This is a lovely pendant fashioned in high carat gold and a fabulous piece of history. It will arrive in our recycled kraft box with our tailored gemstone care card. It does not come with a chain, but if you do need one we have a small selection of quality real gold pendant chains available here.

Delivery is fast and free UK delivery via Royal Mail.


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Important Notes

Gemstones cannot be accurately graded or weighed when set in jewellery so all carat weights, colour grades and clarity grades are our best estimates. Metals and stones are checked for authenticity, and any treatments disclosed.

Your jewellery will arrive in a display box made from recycled card. We only package using recycled materials, and we think this compliments your ethical vintage purchase perfectly.

A written valuation is provided for all individual jewellery pieces priced at £1000 or more.