Antique jewelry object group: pendants
Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe it to be of Belgian origin.
Style: late-Victorian early Art Nouveau - (styles overview)
Style specifics: The style of this jewel announces the coming of the Art-Nouveau style.
Period: ca. 1900 (events and facts in 1900)
Source of inspiration: love and romance
Theme: heart shape
Material: platinum and gold - (precious metals)
Extra information: Heart - In Egypt, the heart was a symbol for life and the place where the feelings and the intellect are established. For the Chinese is the heart (sjin) the symbol for reason and feeling. It's 'one of the eight valuable organs' from Buddha. In the West the heart symbolises in the first place fieriness and love.
Diamonds: 17 rose cut diamonds. We do not have the weight of the diamonds which is normal in our trade when it comes to rose cuts.
Precious stones: Two pearls - (precious stones)
Birthstones: Diamond is the birthstone (or month stone) for April and pearl for June. - (general birthstones explanation)
More background information on: romanticism, love token jewelry
Hallmarks: No trace. - (general hallmarks info)
Condition: excellent condition - (our condition scale)
Dimensions: Height 3.04 cm (1.20 inch) width 2.05 cm (0.81 inch)
Weight: 3.30 gram (2.12 dwt)
Reference Nº: 09027-4250
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