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Victorian Gold-in-Quartz Fan Pendant

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90-1-10495

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

A charming souvenir from the fabulous fifties - as in 1850s!. California gold mining was hot and exhausting work, even for the ladies back in town. This very lovely fan necklace was designed to keep the wives' cool. A unique and very wonderful and wearable collectable. Hand fabricated in 14K yellow gold and inlaid with a nice specimen of gold-in-quartz. It measures 1 3/8 by 7 1/16 inches, the new chain measures 18 inches.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
1 3/8 Inch
Width:
7/16 Inch
Chain Length:
18 inches
Gram Weight:
3.9 Grams
Period:
Victorian

About Victorian Jewelry

The eclectic Victorians didn’t limit themselves when it came to motifs and themes—if it struck their fancy, they turned it into jewelry. Sweet and sentimental with a distinct romantic streak, Victorian gems expanded upon their Georgian predecessors. The array of styles that blossomed (sometimes quite literally) during this era endure to this day.

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