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VICTORIAN CORAL PENDANT CIRCA 1870

$ 3,450

Greek Legend has it that when Perseus severed Medusas head from her body, drops of blood fell to the ground giving birth to writhing poisonous snakes while those that fell into the sea gave life to the beautiful corals of the seas of Sardinia.

Centered by an impressive round cabochon Mediterranean coral, this particularly elegant jewel bears a cross of fleur de lys accented by rose cut diamonds against an oval halo of beautifully pierced rich 18ct gold scrollwork.  Three graduated drops shimmer below in highly articulated lily bell caps. The middle drop dramatically longer than the two matching sides.  Each terminated with a matching natural coral drop.

 

JEWEL NOTES

 

Circa 1870

18ct rich yellow gold

14mm central cabochon cut coral

Side drop corals measure 12mm x 4.2 -4.7mm

Longer central coral drop 19.5mm x 6.7mm

35 Rose cut diamonds

14.5gms

1 in stock

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