Suffragette 9k Gold Dangling Pendant Lavalier Antique Edwardian c1910.
Dating from a time when women were fighting for the right to vote in British elections, charming suffragette dangling pendant lavalier in 9ct yellow gold dating from the Edwardian era.
This is a time in British history when women were fighting for the right to vote & The Suffragette Movement was born. To enable like minded ladies to easily identify themselves to each other, they would wear 3 colours, in their clothes, scarves & even jewellery. The green represented the word 'give', white for 'women' & violet for 'vote'. Often in jewellery the stones used were green peridot, white seed pearls & violet amethyst as is the case with this pendant.
The gold is marked to the rear, this simply reads '9ct', there is also a makers mark 'H & W'. The stones test as real amethyst & peridot, both are in goo order & of a good colour as are the seed pearls, please see the pictures.
Size including bale 4.5 x 2.3 cm or 1.8 x 0.9 inches.
Weight 2.2 grams or 1.375 penny weight.