Antique Victorian Scottish Gold Cairngorm Shield Pendant, circa 1860 For Sale
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Antique Victorian Scottish Gold Cairngorm Shield Pendant, circa 1860


To read more please click continue reading below- This exquisite antique Victorian solid Gold Scottish Cairngorm shield pendant is Circa 1860. Scottish jewellery was made popular by Queen Victoria as it became a souvenir of her frequent trips to Scotland and her Scottish Castle Balmoral from the mid 1800s. The wonderful pendant is adorned with beautiful Cairngorm stones with a large 8ct Cairngorm displayed in the centre. Cairngorm is a type of Quartz found in the Cairngorm mountain range in Scotland. It is most commonly yellow/ brown in colour and shines with radiant beauty. The pendant is topped with a beautiful engraved crown set with Garnet’s and Pearls. The Garnet has been adored throughout history for it’s deep red colouring that resembles a Pomegranate. It is said to be a stone of purity, truth and a symbol of love and compassion. The brooch is all set in an 18ct Yellow Gold shield gallery with a hinged bale that articulates back and forth. This is a truly fabulous Scottish brooch complete with Scottish ‘Kite mark’ too. The pendant is steeped in history, a magnificent collectors item. Weighs 15.4 grams. Measures 32mm across x 63mm down. Central Cairngorm measures 11mm across x 15mm down. Excellent condition.


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  • Place of Origin
    United Kingdom
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1860
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    Lancaster, GB
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