A captivating Georgian garnet cross pendant. Foil-backed garnet gemstones have been set in a 9ct yellow gold close back setting. These flat cut garnets have amazing colour saturation as a result of been foil-backed, a technique that was very popular in the Georgian period. An exquisite and rare cross pendant.
Size: 42mm x 27mm Weight: 3.6g. Thickness: 3.5mm
The average garnet is 8mm in diameter.
Period: Georgian Jewellery ( 1714 – 1837 ).