The Romantic poets made a vocation of love. These garnet hearts, given to a beloved, are worthy of the grandest amour. Vermeil (24k gold over sterling silver) settings; European backs. Pendant with 18" chain.
...Style never goes out of style...
Jewelry and politics went hand in hand in France during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Jewelry making revived with Napoleon's coronation and the Neo-Classical style, with its classical motifs, reached elaborate new heights.