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Antique cross pendant with extraordinary long antique gold chain

The arms of this 18K red gold Victorian cross pendant from 1840 are shaped after a stylized diamond pointing with their culet to the centre. From their crown-side, a Baroque style shell radiates in rays into lush curls as the end ornament. Resembling a volume of a cross with its back the same as its front and suspending from an 18K yellow gold chain with a closure set with a strass stone, this jewel is a display of divine diligence for detail.

Antique jewelry object group: pendant and chain

Condition: excellent condition
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Country of origin: Belgium

Style: Victorian - Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian era. The Victorian era is known for its eclectic revival and interpretation of historic styles and the introduction of cross-cultural influences from the middle east and Asia in furniture, fittings, and Interior decoration. Victorian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a regrettable excess of ornament. The Arts and Crafts movement, the aesthetic movement, Anglo-Japanese style, and Art Nouveau style have their beginnings in the late Victorian era.
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Period: ca. 1840
  -  (events and facts in 1840)

Source of inspiration: Christianity

Theme: Cross - The cross is one of the most ancient human symbols, and is used by many religions, such as Christianity. It is frequently a representation of the division of the world into four elements (or cardinal points), or alternately as the union of the concepts of divinity, the vertical line, and the world, the horizontal line. (from: Wikipedia)

Material: cross is 18K red and chain is 18K yellow gold
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Precious stones: one white strass (also called paste ) set in the closure.
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Hallmarks: The Belgian control mark for 18K gold representing a horse's head that was in use in Belgium between 1832 and 1869.
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Dimensions: height cross 6,87 cm (2,70 inch), length chain 158,00 cm (62,20 inch)

Weight: 11,90 gram (7,65 dwt)

Reference Nº: 14204-0063

Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry



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