Antique French Napoleon III Aquamarine Peridot Pendant
Antique French Napoleon III Belle Epoque heart shaped bow pendant; this beautiful pendant dating back to the 1870s has been hand made in silver with gold back. The central, foiled back aquamarine is millegrain set and surrounded by peridots and iron pyrites, often known as Fool’s Gold. The heart is suspended from a bow set with further iron pyrites and a central millegrain set peridot. This is a classic Belle Epoque romantic piece of jewellery so beloved of that era. Length 5cms x width .2.25cms; weight 10gms. Hallmarked with the French 19th century silver marks Boars’ Heads (Sanglier). C.1870. This pendant is in excellent vintage condition.