The migration of the swallow is one of the early signs of spring in the northern hemisphere. The lore surrounding the return of this seasonal bird centers around love, luck, and abundance. This Victorian swallow pendant is fashioned in gold and silver, its body sparkles with rose cut diamonds.
10k gold (tests), silver, 15 rose cut diamonds
7/8" including the bale, 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
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The meaning of birds in jewelry: owls, parrots, swallows, doves, eagles and aigrettes.
In the 14th century, it was discovered that the only way to cut a diamond was with another diamond.