Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k


Regular price $650.00
Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k, Egyptian Revival, Great Gatsby, Portrait Pendant, Woman Profile, Gift
Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k
Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k
Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k
Art Nouveau Enamel Diamond and Ruby Female Silhouette Pendant in 14k

This tremendous period piece is the epitome of Art Nouveau. The pendant features a dangling gold circle containing the profile of a female's head and hair. The face of the woman is painted in enamel and is highly detailed. There is a small area of wear to the enamel on the chin of the woman. This blends into the background well. Her hair is also highly textured and features a headband containing four old mine cut diamonds, totaling about 0.05ctw. At her ear a rose cut ruby is embedded as an earring. The woman's hair curls within the circle frame and flows down below. The pendant is stamped 14k and the back has a rose gold tone. There is a cap that has been placed on the back from which the loop and bail are attached. , think it is possible that this was a pin at some point and then was converted to a pendant, however, don't know the full history of the piece. It measures 1" in length including the bail and just over 1/2" across. The pendant weighs 1.7g. This highly unusual an beautiful piece will make a treasure in any historical jewelry lover's collection!

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