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Late 18th Century Georgian arrow pierced heart locket pendant in gold filigree

Gold filigree pendants with two crossed arrows, crowned, with in its center a burning heart-shaped hinged little box are usually made somewhere between 1780 and 1820. Most of them were made in Belgium and/or France but there are known examples made in Holland too. Jewelry like this was mostly worn on weddings and other important occasions.

Antique jewelry object group: lockets and pendants

Country of origin: Although it does not carry any legible control marks we believe this to be of French or Belgian origin.

Style: Georgian
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Period: ca. 1780
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Source of inspiration: love and romance

Theme: heart

Material: 18K yellow gold
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Technique: Filigree; this is in fact thin golden wire twisted into refined motifs. This technique demands very high skills and precision from the maker.

Hallmarks: just a master mark but no country indicating hallmarks.
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Condition: very good condition
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Dimensions: height approximately 5.12 cm (2.02 inch)

Weight: 6.50 gram (4.18 dwt)

Reference Nº: 10074-0766

Copyright photography: Adin, fine antique jewelry

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Late 18th Century Georgian arrow pierced heart locket pendant in gold filigree
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