A sweet and sentimental late Victorian pendant modeled in the shape of an ivy leaf and set with turquoise cabochons. Ivy, a notoriously clingy vine, is a symbol of fidelity, wedded love, affection and/or friendship.
10k gold (tests), turquoise cabochons, new 14k gold chain
Very good - was probably converted into a pendant from a stickpin
3/4" length including the bale, 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
Floriography allowed the Victorians to communicate their desires without saying anything at all.
A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb