Victorian 18kt Gold & Ruby Horseshoe Pendant
A gorgeous necklace from the Victorian (ca1880) era. Originally a pin, this beautiful horseshoe pendant is encrusted with 15 faceted rubies, graduating in size, and prong set in 18kt yellow gold. The rubies range is size from .385mm x .350mm to .525mm x .380mm and are backed in 18kt yellow gold. The tips of the horseshoe are gold and have 2 small rings where the chain attaches. It is connected to a modern gold chain that is stamped "14K". A real beauty, this stunning piece would look lovely worn alone or with other pendants!
Measurements: The horseshoe measures slightly less than 1 1/4" long, a little less than 1" at the widest point and has a depth of 3/16". The chain measures approximately 16" long.
Condition: The overall condition of the horseshoe is excellent. All of the rubies are intact and there is no apparent damage to the gold.