Romantic, 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold, Guilloche Enamel & Diamond heart pendant, on 9ct gold chain, Circa 1980
A pretty, vintage enamel and diamond heart featuring a central 2mm diamond mounted in a gold “diamond shaped” setting surrounded by ’emerald green’ enamel, mounted in 18ct gold.
The heart is the most iconic symbol of love.
This stunning 18ct heart pendant is teamed with a 9ct rolo link 16″ / 41cm chain as displayedGuilloché (presumably named after French engineer Guillot) is a symmetrical pattern engraving technique, where a lathe is used to cut intricate patterns into the metal, known as engine turning. The powdered enamel is then layered over the metal, and after firing, the transparent enamel lets the design peek through.
Peter Carl Fabergé’s workshop used this technique often when creating his exquisite pieces of jewellery and collectables.
WEIGHT: pendant 4.1 grams chain 1.9 grams
HALLMARKS: as above
CONDITION: Very good
DATE: Modern (1960 to present day)
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