Victorian 18kt Rock Quartz Crystal 4 Leaf Clover Pendant
Four leaf clovers are a unique type of clover variety in comparison to the commonly found three leaf species. Traditionally, they are believed to bring good luck to whomever finds them, particularly when they are found by chance. Each of the four leaves bears its own special meaning, representing faith, hope, love, and luck. Throughout the ages, the image of the four leaf clover has become a recurring motif in jewelry, dating back to as early as the Victorian era. Today, they are still collected as popular charms that serve as symbols for good luck.
A fabulous four leaf clover crystal pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This beautiful piece is made 18kt yellow gold and comprised of 4 heart shaped hand carved rock quartz crystals which form a charming 4 leaf clover. There is a gold stem that curls out from the center of the clover, adding an attractive accent to the design. At the top of the clover is a gold bail allowing the pendant to be easily hung and worn from a chain. The back of the stem is stamped "18K". Whether or not you believe in the good luck that the four leaf clover symbolizes, it's a very beautiful piece that would make a wonderful gift or addition to any jewelry collection!
Measurements:The pendant hangs 1 3/4" long, is slightly less than 1 1/2" wide and is approximately 1/4" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the piece is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or to the carved rock quartz crystal.