Pre-Civil War Tear Drop Cut Natural Topaz Pendant set in Gold Filigree.

Topaz Victorian Pendant
Pre-Civil War handmade Pendant with Topaz

This wonderful handmade Topaz Pendant set in fancy gold work filigree of 14 karat which test to be 15 karat gold but was probably marked 14 when a chain was purchased for it. The natural Topaz is a 2.5 carat hand cut gemstone.
Folklore, Legends: During the Middle Ages topaz was thought to heal both physical and mental disorders and prevent death. The Greeks believed it had power to increase strength and to make its wearer invisible while the Romans believed it had power to improve eyesight. The Egyptians wore it as an amulet to protect them from injury.
The age is 1850 and came from a collector. The bale is original to the pendant and also handmade filigree as well. The size is 1 1/2 inches long by 1/2 inches wide. This also comes with a new gold chain.
This pendant is beautiful and has a very elegant look, it is in excellent condition.

Price: $895.00