Edwardian amethyst pendant, suffragette vintage jewelry
A dainty Edwardian amethyst pendant, the central stone set in a gold toned metal (rolled gold, gold filled or gold plated) surrounded by 2 golden rings. The top has been decorated with 2 green toned leaves and a central pink violet. The chain comes included and is of a gold plating with some marks of age and use. Size: 2.1 cm wide x 3 cm high. The chain is 46 cm long
"The constitutional suffragists, adherents of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), used red and white from as early as 1906, and added green in 1909. (...) The militant suffragettes of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), on the other hand, used purple, white and green from 1908 on – the colours that many today think of as symbolising the whole of the women’s suffrage movement" The colours stand for loyalty, purity, and hope.
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