A beautiful Georgian era pendant conversion set with a large amethyst in a typical cut down collet with a button back. The natural gemstone has a light lilac body colour, which has been cleverly enhanced by foil that lies beneath the stone to give it an almost mirrored appearance. The amethyst is in good overall condition with only a few abrasions visible with magnification.
The gemstone is set in a domed collet that allows the foil to really shine through and add depth to the colour of the amethyst. This collet is believed to be gold cased, which is typical of the era, however the bale is solid gold and bares an antique hallmark.
Button Back Amethyst Pendant
Amethyst Measurements: 15.5mm x 12.5mm
Metal: 9ct rose gold, cased