Superb Early Australian 9ct Rose Gold Amethyst ‘Willis & Sons’ Pendant/Brooch

With the increasing collectability and rarity of these early Australian pieces by our best early Australian jewellers we are thrilled to offer this piece for your consideration.

Meticulously hand crafted in 9ct rose gold by Willis & Sons over 100 years ago this piece dates the Edwardian era circa 1910.

Set to the centre with a striking large natural carved and faceted Amethyst in the shape of a heart which is multi claw set in a raised setting to a lovely openworks shield shaped setting.

Adding to the wearability of this piece there is a 9ct trace chain, secured with a 9ct jump ring to thread your favourite chain.
This huge amethyst measures 1.4cm x 1.4cm or approximately 8 carats !

To the verso is the original brooch pin and C clasp which are in impeccable condition.
Signed quite clearly and discreetly to the lower outside with the now iconic Willis & Sons hallmark of the ‘unicorn’ (their emblem), 9 for 9ct and the ‘wheat sheaf’ being the guarantee mark for 9ct gold of this era.

This is not only a collectors piece but a very wearable and rare addition to any ones jewellery collection.

Total drop from jump ring is 5.2cm
Shield shape is 3.2cm x 2.7cm
Amethyst 1.4cm x 1.4cm
4.13 Grams
Fully hallmarked for Willis & Sons
Excellent condition. Normal patina for antique piece, Amethyst is free from abrasions or chips.  Pin and C clasp are original and in excellent condition

*Please note box and chain are for display only*

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