A beautiful sapphire pendant/brooch from the Edwardian era, c1910! The piece is crafted in a wonderful buttery 14ct gold, a quality crafted piece combining both Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau design influences. It has a charming 'garland' wreath design comprising of foliage and little rosettes, along with four sapphires which glisten and glow. Each sapphire rests in a slightly raised milgrain bezel and exhibit a lovely cornflower blue colour. The sapphires are possibly from Montana (USA), suggestive of the stones vivid colour, exceptional clarity, era and origin of the piece. The overall carat weight of the sapphires are approximately 0.60ctw. The reverse side of the piece has both a swinging loop and a pin clasp, allowing it to be worn on a chain or fastened to a favourite garment. The piece is stamped '14K' denoting 14ct gold purity, there is also a letter and numerals scratched near the clasp 'Z9109' - possibly an inventory or serial number.
*Antique chain pictured sold separately.
A beautifully made feminine piece, it looks absolutely gorgeous no matter how it is worn!