Victorian 14kt Banded Agate Heart Pendant
A fabulous and unusual banded agate heart pendant from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This charming pendant is made of 14kt yellow gold and forms a heart shape. Set on the front of the pendant is a beautiful hand carved banded agate heart, which is bezel set with a delicate twisted gold wire border. Surrounding the center heart agate are 24 small round banded agate stones which form the pendant's border. All of the banded agate stones have a beautiful deep brown and black hue with a white band, and are smooth with a polished finish.The back of the pendant is smooth and bears a flat gold bar which leads up to the bail. A simply marvelous piece, it would look fabulous worn on a gold chain, and would make a fantastic addition to any collection!
Measurements: The pendant hangs 1 1/4" long, is 1 1/8" wide, and slightly more than 1/4" thick at the thickest point.
Condition: The overall condition of the pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or to the banded agate stones, all of which are intact.