A colored gemstone or pearl as the central focal point, surrounded by smaller gems, was a hallmark of the Renaissance Revival style of pendants, brooches and earrings. Various enameling techniques were often used as colorful accents.
Meant to emulate the finest Venitian jewelry of the 14th-16th century, this beautiful renaissance revival jewel has done her homework.
Materials and Features: garnet, pearl
Age/Origin: English, c. 1890, Renaissance Revival
Measurements: 40mm, 5.9 grams
Condition: Excellent condition. Minor associated age wear.
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