SOLD Antique 18ct Gold Quartz Heart & Ruby Cross Pendant
A pretty and unusual heart pendant from the early 19th Century. The pendant is made from 18ct yellow gold and is a heart shaped frame surrounded by a gold chain design. Set in the frame is a pretty peach quartz stone, which itself has been set with a gold cross. The cross is set with misshaped rectangular gemstones. These gems test as a low grade ruby that has been foil backed to add an extra touch of colour. To the back is a piece of heart shaped glass with woven hair set behind.
The pendant hangs on an 18" 14kt yellow gold fill chain.
Materials - 18ct Gold (tested), Quartz, Low Grade Ruby
Age - C1800s
Size - Heart measures 21mm by 24mm with the bale adding an extra 7mm to the length
Condition - Very good. Bale is likely a replacement to the original fittings
Weight - 7.6g