Exquisite antique Victorian Persian Turquoise and Diamond heart pendant dating to circa 1885.
Handcrafted from 15ct yellow gold and pave-set with Persian turquoise throughout and set to the centre with a beautiful old European-cut diamond of approximately 0.10 points.
A lovely size at 2.3cm x 2.0cm.
Originally this piece would have had an associated fitting to be worn as a brooch we believe ( see photos ).
*Chain not included but please contact if interested. Quite a short chain at 37cm*.
History of Turquoise
In many cultures of the Old and New Worlds, this gemstone has been esteemed for thousands of years as a holy stone, a bringer of good fortune or a talisman.
2.3cm x 2.0cm
Tested as 15ct gold
Very good to excellent antique condition. All Turquoise is original and well set with no replacements. Diamond is lovely bright and white. No issues to note.