Georgian Ca. 1820
375/1000 gold 9 k, foiled almandine garnets, natural pearls
15,4 x 14,5 mm
System altered for pierced ears, a spot of solder/repair at the back
Roses are often red, and violets are usually blue, but these foiled almandine violets are a lovely shade of burgundy. Their symbolic meaning is Virtue & Faithfulness.
More information about violets, in various colours, can be found on the website of the American Violet Society