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Vintage/Antique Sterling Silver Amethyst ‘Easter Egg’ Charm-Pendant

Sale price$300.00 AUD

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Dating we believe to the early to mid 20th century this charming Amethyst ‘Easter Egg’ pendant/charm would be perfect for the collector of these iconic and symbolic little eggs.

“Around the 1890’s the tradition beckon amongst the affluent society to present a girl with an egg pendant every year before 
Easter.  The egg would then be worn on a necklace from Easter Sunday to Ascension Day.

The growing collection of eggs chronicled the lift of the girl until the day of her wedding.  Beyond the marriage a separate string on the necklace was attached and her partner would then present another effort every year documenting their new life tighter”.

This pretty Amethyst ‘egg’ measures 1.5cm x 1.2cm and is speckled with natural amethyst feather type inclusions throughout which catch the light and sparkle!
A simple (and original) Sterling silver small oval bale with stamps we cannot identify and another larger bale - new - which will accommodate a larger gauge chain.

Could this be the start of a new tradition in your family or perhaps a beautiful new addition to a current collection?

1.5cm x 1.2cm

1.5cm x 1.2cm Without top ring

3.69 Grams

Unidentifiable tiny stamps to original oval jump ring
A new large oval ring has also been attached

Very very good preowned condition.  No chips to Amethyst egg.  Multiple and lovely natural feather inclusions sparkle inside this one. No issues to note.