Victorian 14kt Pave Pearl Heart Pin/Pendant w/ Sapphire
A gorgeous pin/pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This wonderful pave (French for pavement) set seed pearl piece is in the shape of a medium sized puffy heart. Set in 14kt yellow gold, the heart has a single prong set yellow sapphire stone set in the center which has a weight of approximately 1ct tw. The natural seed pearls have a wonderful and rich iridescent color which looks fantastic with the yellow sapphire stone. The pearls vary slightly in size and cover the entire surface of the front of the heart. At the top is a small jump ring and on the back rests a secure pin clasp which makes it easy to wear the piece either as a pendant or pin. This wonderful pin/pendant would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The heart measure a little more than 1 1/4" long, 1 1/8" at the widest point and 3/8" in depth.
Condition: The overall condition of the pin/pendant is excellent. All of the pearls are intact and there is no apparent damage to the gold setting. The yellow sapphire is also intact and the pin clasp and bail are secure and in good working condition.