Vintage 14kt Gemstone & Carved Ivory Acorn Pendant
The acorn is a traditional good luck emblem that has long been considered a symbol of strength, prosperity, patience, renewal, and growth. These attributes are partially inspired by nature itself; a mighty oak tree grows from a tiny acorn, giving significance not only to the tree, but to the seed itself. Acorns became a popular jewelry motif dating back to the early Victorian era, and are often depicted in a wonderful range of materials and styles. Their beautiful renderings and sentimental symbolism are still valued in the modern day, making antique acorn jewelry very special!
This vintage carved ivory pendant has a wonderful look! Now a banned material, antique and vintage ivory jewelry has become very collectible. Made of hand carved ivory, the pendant carries a three-dimensional acorn design, which has a smooth surface and engraved lines at the top for a subtle textured appearance. At the top of the acorn is a decorative 14kt yellow gold cap, which is accented with four alternating red and green gemstones. A large fluted gold bail makes it easy to hang and wear from your favorite chain. A very stylish and artistic piece, it would fabulous hanging from a long chain and is perfect for everyday wear!
Measurements: The pendant hangs 2 1/4" long and measures 7/8" at the widest and thickest points.
Condition: The overall condition of the pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the carved ivory or to the yellow gold cap. All four of the gemstones are intact, and the bail is secure.