It's a "love knot". If you couldn't tell by the heart-shaped loop, you could get a hint from the turquoise. The blue stone was a traditional gift of friendship during the 19th century. Queen Victoria gave turquoise jewels to her bridesmaids to show her deep affection.
15k gold (marked), 13 2mm turquoise cabochons, 12 2mm seed pearls
Very good - some of the turquoise cabochons have discolored with age
7" length, 1 1/2" safety chain, 7/8" x 5/8" love knot
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1837 — 1901
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The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.
A turquoise given by a loving hand carries with it happiness and good fortune. -Arabic proverb
Supernaturally powerful orbs.