Antique 18th Century Portuguese Topaz Girandole Pendant

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Dating to the mid 18th century and in sublime condition and scarce antique Portuguese White Topaz girandole style pendant consisting of a gorgeously plump pear below a ribboned clip all set with entirely hand cut White Topaz likely from the Brazilian ‘Minas Novas’ mines which Portugal had control over at the time. All custom cut by hand to fit the Silver design were then set over foil to accentuate their immense glitter. Likely once part of a much larger set of jewels, this piece would have been quite splendid and coveted in her day and worn by only the most prestigious and wealthy; (see the portrait of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenberg-Strelitz). 

Suited to a more modest (but still immensely glittery) ensemble, we feel she would make the most special wedding or birthday gift. Measures an inch and a half lengthways and slips onto a ribbon or chain.

Most of our rings can be adjusted to fit for free, this can be done on purchase by making a note in the order form if you know the size, or at a later date if it is a gift. You can download our handy ring sizing guide here, but don't hesitate to contact us if you need further help with this. If visiting us size adjustments can usually be done in around an hour-ish. 

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