Enamel in Sterling Silver Gammadion Cross Pendant Antique Victorian c1890.
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In Eastern religions a symbol of divinity and spirituality even in today's modern world & in the Western world a symbol of auspiciousness and good luck until the 1930s, when it was used by the German party and, as a result, was stigmatized forever, in the west. Before this happened it was a common sight in the badges of many countries Air Forces, the Finnish & Latvian for example, it was also used in many companies logo's including the Danish Carlsberg group, as well as the early badges in the Boy Scout movement here in the UK.
Please do not message me with insults about this item, my family lost members in both wars not only fighting on the fronts but also in their homes during bombing raids at a very young ages. Until I did some research on pre 1930 hallmarked versions of this cross I felt probably as you do, I did not realise that humans have used this symbol in ancient times with it even being seen in Roman floor mosaics. Whilst any modern jewellery produce today in my view is a no, we need to accept that in the past meanings were often different & should not be cloud with our modern world views.
The sterling silver has been tested as there are no silver marks. The enamel is good please see the pictures.
Size including bale 2.4 x 1.7 cm or 0.9 x 0.7 inches.
Weight 1.4 grams or 0.875 penny weight.