This Georgian 18ct Gold Perpignan Garnet pendant is simply divine! Exuding burnt cranberry hues, her juicy round and pear-shaped Perpignan Garnets glisten as their facets dance in the light. With a combined Garnet carat weight of 8.85ct, this plump pendant is a rare treat from the 18th century, and one you won't want to miss.
Native to Perpignan in France and no longer mined, you can’t purchase a Perpignan Garnet anywhere today, only antique pieces remain, making this exceptional Georgian pendant all the more desireable!
ERA: Georgian (1714-1837)
MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 31mm long x 22.5mm wide x 8mm deep.
Central pear Garnet is 11.5 long x 6mm wide (at widest point) Approx. 0.75ct.
Round Garnets graduate from 6mm in diameter to 3mm in diameter.
10 larger round Garnets approx. 0.68ct each.
10 smaller round Garnets approx. 0.13ct each.
Total Garnet carat weight is approx. 8.85ct.
MATERIALS: Tests as 18ct Gold with 18ct Gold jump-ring added, Garnets.
STAMPS & HALLMARKS: None present.
PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon
VERY GOOD-GOOD: This Georgian 18ct Gold Perpignan Garnet pendant is in good condition throughout. Her central pear shaped Garnet has a large chip, however this is hardly noticeable due to how the light dances off her facets. All Garnets are secure in their settings, exuding an array of vibrant rich red to deep purple hues. Wrapped up in 18ct Gold, the back of her settings have some damage, however this is not visible when worn and all gemstones remain secure. Considering her great age, she has been extremely well cared for in the past and is ready to be cherished for a lifetime to come! A rare Georgian antique, and a prized possession for your jewellery box.