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Antique Amethyst Marcasite Sterling Lavaliere Pendant Germany

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    Posted 6 years ago

    Moonstonel…
    (765 items)

    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. AmberRose AmberRose, 6 years ago
      Nice find! She's a big beauty. Did your heart skip a beat when you found it?
    2. freiheit freiheit, 6 years ago
      Love this piece! Amethysts are my favorite :)
    3. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 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!
    4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      Thank you BELLIN68 :)
    5. toolate2 toolate2, 6 years ago
      My birthstone as well... Love it!!
    6. toolate2 toolate2, 6 years ago
      It would make a beautiful watch fob! lol...
    7. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 6 years ago
      toolate2, I think you are right...it might have been one...I love Amethyst, especially the old cut!
    8. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
      antiquarius123, thank you for loving xoxoxoxo
    9. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 5 years ago
      aeon, thank you for your attention!
    10. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
      kyratango, many thanks!!
    11. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years 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 :))
    12. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years 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.
    13. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
      shareurpassion, beautiful story...would love to see the pendant! Thank you for sharing...
      Lee
    14. LoriLovesVintage, 4 years ago
      This gorgeous! I've never heard of nor seen "buff-cut" stones before. I learned something new! :-)
    15. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 4 years ago
      LoriLovesVintage, many thanks ...buff cut are one of my favourite cuts! We are all Learning...all the time.
    16. LoriLovesVintage, 4 years ago
      Absolutely, Moonstonelover21!
    17. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 4 years ago
      I'm going to love this every time it comes up :) ! Breathtaking!
    18. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 3 years ago
      Lori, I love buff cut stones. Ty

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