A Victorian pave set turquoise gold pendant by Howell James & Co circa 1860, the high carat snake-link gold chain suspends a turquoise mounted hand clutching a laurel wreath suspending a heart, with glazed locket compartment to reverse and pave-set overall with turquoise cabochons. The barrel clasp applied with blue enamel. 

In original fitted case

'In Georgian and Victorian times, hand brooches and pendants were not only created from metal but some of the most alluring were carved from a variety of precious stones, including lava, vulcanite and Whitby jet. These antique brooches also held flowers and hearts symbolising friendship and romance, daggers for protection, and wreaths for mourning. Diane Richardson of The Gold Hatpin has her own private collection of hands fashioned from myriad materials and feels there is such beauty in a hand being carved from organic material.' - thejewelleryeditor.com

For thousands of years, Turquoise has spanned all cultures, prized as a symbol of wisdom, nobility and the power of immortality

Victorian Pave Set Turquoise Gold Pendant by Howell James & Co, Circa 1860

£3,500.00Price
  • Items are shipped International Tracked and Signed For for Free or with Fed Ex Priority next day delivery for a discounted sum. Just choose which on the drop-down menu.

    Every parcel is fully insured but I must ship to the address registered with your Paypal or credit card or I am not insured. Please note I cannot ship to a PO Box.

    Parcels are shipped out in 1-3 working days.

    Ring sizing available.

    I operate a 7 day return policy - for detailed information on my policy  please read my Terms page, link at the bottom left of the website.

  • Every piece is guaranteed genuine and as described. 

    I strive to list each piece as accurately as possible, and provide a description of the condition along with a set of high resolution images.

    Included with every order is an appraisal certificate for insurance purposes.