This rare Victorian 9ct Gold masonic cube pendant will take your breath away! Full of surprises, this gorgeous cube unveils to show a stunning cross pendant, beautifully engraved with celestial, memento mori and masonic details.
This antique pendant is one of the most distinguished and highly collectable pieces in our collection. The cube is not only endlessly interesting in itself, but the secret cross is also so fabulous!
What we love the most is that this pendant is very easy to wear, as the cube is the perfect size for subtle understated looks, and the cross will lie almost flat against your neckline. This piece of Victorian jewellery is a great way to connect you to one of the most famous institutions in British history.
ERA: Victorian, c.1898.
MEASUREMENTS: Cube 12mm long x 12mm wide.
Cross 40mm long x 30mm wide.
Length of cube including jump ring 19mm.
MATERIALS: Solid 9ct Gold, 9ct Gold Gild, Sterling Silver.
HALLMARKS: The exterior tests as solid 9ct Gold, the interior tests as 9ct Gold Gilt over Sterling Silver. Maker's Mark "S.L" and worn "-CT". Jump ring is stamped Birmingham Assay, date letter "y" for the year 1898. Bottom of the cube is stamped "DS", "RD592405".
EXCELLENT-VERY GOOD: This rare Victorian 9ct Gold masonic cube pendant is in fantastic condition. The clasps holding the cube together can be easily opened and secured (with a satisfying click no less), and the articulated details are smooth with no signs of stiffness. The secret language and symbols are clear and easy to see, we can only imagine what stories this pendant has seen! The 9ct Gold has accrued a deep rosy tone from age, so you can perfectly match this with a darker rosy Gold antique chain.