A gorgeous modernist Amethyst gemstone pendant set into 14 karat yellow gold. The pendant takes a triangular drop form, but the hand-sawed details give a snow-flake or organic feel. A fine example of natural forms inspiring a more modern, angular design. The amethyst has a lovely saturated purple color, and its size is impressive. The amethyst in a six prong setting has an open back to let light in; the gem reflects and retracts light in a sophisticated and distinctive way. The stone is set within two layers, creating a carriage and beautifully double sided piece, which has been embellished with hand cut details on both sides of the gold. The gemstone measures 25mm x 25mm wide x 13mm deep to the multifaceted point end. It is approximately 35 carats. Included is 16 inch woven chain. The weight of the pendant and chain is 24.3 grams. The pendant is not marked but has been acid tested to be
The Amethyst is a beautiful gemstone that relates to the higher energies of the crown chakra, crucial for creative inspiration. This pendant makes an unforgettable vintage gift. The hand-made qualities of this piece, and all the detail work on the gold make this a stand-out piece of jewelry. Circa 1940-50. In great condition, no scratches or dents.