Large Edwardian Diamond, Ruby and Pearl Bow Pendant
ABOUT THIS JEWELRY
Measuring a very noticeable 2 1/2 inches long, this exquisite Edwardian adornment, dating back to the first or second decade of the twentieth century, displays all the quintessential design elements and characteristics associated with the long-vanished romantic period, including a lacy diamond-set openwork bows and garlands, plus an added pop of color courtesy a vibrant red ruby halo surrounding a lustrous natural pearl, and calibre ruby accents adorning the freely swinging natural pearl drop. Total diamond weight - 1.55 carats, total ruby weight - .90 carat. Expertly and intricately hand fabricated in platinum over 18K yellow gold, this rare and ravishing jewel is wearable as both a pendant and brooch. The newer platinum chain measures 18 inches. Condition note: center diamond has a chip at the girdle.