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Suffragette Pendant - Sterling Silver and Enamel

Suffragette Pendant - Sterling Silver and Enamel


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Directory: Estate Jewelry: Silver: Arts and Crafts: Pre 1920: Item # 1403253

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This unusual sterling silver and enamel pendant comes out of the Arts & Crafts movement, spearheaded by William Morris, John Ruskin, et al. The enamel colors are associated with the women’s suffrage movement in the UK: green (Give), white (Women the), and violet (Vote)– or at least, that’s the story! The free-standing wire work (so unusual!) interlaces around the body of the piece, and holds an oval of mother-of-pearl in place. Also unusual is the use of brown enamel. There is a little bit of enamel loss on the upper left, but overall this is in very good condition. 1-5/8" not including bale by 1". Marked “STERLING MADE IN ENGLAND,” and circa 1900. We do lay-away. The photos are part of the description; please examine them carefully. Thanks! Shipping, handling & insurance within the USA included.