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Antique Amethyst Marcasite Sterling Lavaliere Pendant Germany

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Posted 2 years ago

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Moonstonel…
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This is a beautiful Antique Amethyst that is a rare Buff Cut Amethyst. That means that the top of the stone is shaped like a dome and the bottom is faceted. The pendant measures 2.75 long and 1.20 wide. The Amethyst is 1.00 x .75 and hallmarked Sterling Germany. I found this umong lots of Costume Jewelry and bought it for $25 a few years ago....I love the Buff Cut stones..they are one of my favourite cuts!

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  1. bratjdd bratjdd, 2 years ago
    Beautifull!!!
  2. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Nice find! She's a big beauty. Did your heart skip a beat when you found it?
  3. freiheit freiheit, 2 years ago
    Love this piece! Amethysts are my favorite :)
  4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    AmberRose my heart did skip a beat when I held it! Amethyst is my birthstone and I will be 23 again :0 on the 21st! I love the Antique pieces..and when I get a great one...I feel like a princess again! As we all should!
  5. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 2 years ago
    Thank you BELLIN68 :)
  6. toolate2 toolate2, 1 year ago
    My birthstone as well... Love it!!
  7. toolate2 toolate2, 1 year ago
    It would make a beautiful watch fob! lol...
  8. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    toolate2, I think you are right...it might have been one...I love Amethyst, especially the old cut!
  9. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    antiquarius123, thank you for loving xoxoxoxo
  10. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    aeon, thank you for your attention!
  11. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 months ago
    kyratango, many thanks!!
  12. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 months ago
    So Beautiful and the box too!!!!
  13. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 months ago
    nuts, thank you for loving and looking at my jewelry collection...love this pendant also...wont part with it...I have had this one for a longtime :))
  14. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 months ago
    Sooo pretty! I love that old style too. I have a piece my grandfather gave to my grandmother when she turned 18. It's gold and the stone is much smaller, but it's a great reminder :) For some reason I am unable to upload pics...hopefully soon.
  15. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 months ago
    shareurpassion, beautiful story...would love to see the pendant! Thank you for sharing...
    Lee
  16. LoriLovesVintage, 1 month ago
    This gorgeous! I've never heard of nor seen "buff-cut" stones before. I learned something new! :-)
  17. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 month ago
    LoriLovesVintage, many thanks ...buff cut are one of my favourite cuts! We are all Learning...all the time.
  18. LoriLovesVintage, 1 month ago
    Absolutely, Moonstonelover21!
  19. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 1 month ago
    I'm going to love this every time it comes up :) ! Breathtaking!

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