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Georgian Oval Garnet and Seed Pearl Brooch/Pendant

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50-1-10824

$1,975.00
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ABOUT THIS JEWELRY

Only a chain was needed to adapt this lovely antique (Georgian) pin into a pendant necklace; the pin stem holds it in place. Hand fabricated 15ct. rose gold (hence of British origin), circa mid-1800s, the pin/pendant glows day and night with lovely dusky raspberry-colored almandine garnets accented with a halo of tiny white natural seed pearls. Total garnet weight, 2.15 carats. Pin stem and catch are base metal. The new 14K chain measures 18 inches.

Details

Materials:
15 Karat Yellow Gold, Base Metal, 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
15/16 Inch
Width:
13/16 Inch
Height:
1/8 Inch
Chain Length:
18 Inch
Gram Weight:
4.8 Grams
Period:
Georgian
Center Garnet details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cut
Color:
Purplish Red
Carat Weight:
0.50 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Measurements:
9.60 x 6.80 x 1.20 mm
Additional Details Additional Gem Details

12 Round Cut Garnets

Carat Weight:
1.65 carat Because mountings prohibit full and accurate observation of gem quality and weight, all data pertaining to mounted gems can be considered as approximate unless accompanied by an independent laboratory certificate (AGL, EGL, GIA). Unless otherwise stated, all colored stones and pearls are assumed to be subject to a relatively stable and possibly undetected color and/or clarity enhancement.
Color:
Purplish Red
Measurements:
4.20 x 4.30 x 1.00 mm

16 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Half, Roundish
Measurements:
1.70-1.80 mm
Color:
White To Light Cream
Total Colored Gemstone Carat Weight:
2.15

Georgian Jewelry

True antiques, Georgian jewels are the earliest pieces in our collection. Lovely foil-backed stones in mixed-metal settings were made to shine by candlelight over dinner and in the drawing rooms of their genteel wearers. Many pieces were made in memory of loved ones or as “memento mori”—literal reminders of mortality that Georgians saw as sophisticated, rather than morbid. While the delicacy of Georgian era settings has been replaced by more modern methods, the cuts and styles have continued to fascinate jewelry lovers.

Jewelry Care

As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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