pdvc464-Antique Victorian gold-filled pendant with diamond and pearls on chain
pdvc464-Antique Victorian gold-filled pendant with diamond and pearls
Antique Victorian gold filled pendant in spider web design with a prong set central diamond and tiny fresh water pearl. A Mississippi river pearl dangles from the end. Pendant with bail is 1.5 inches in length and .5 inches wide. Chain is 16 inches. Circa 1860's Victorian jewelry enjoyed popular motifs such as insects, flies, wasps, dragonflies, bees and spiders with with multi-colored gemstones that would land on the veils, hats and bodices of fashionable ladies. This little pendant is a modest example of that fashion and retains its charm today in the 21st century.