Almandine violets

Almandine violets

Violets are... red

violets
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VIOLA

Violets

Earstuds

England

Georgian Ca. 1820

Unknown.

375/1000 gold 9 k, foiled almandine garnets, natural pearls

15,4 x 14,5 mm

3 grams

System altered for pierced ears, a spot of solder/repair at the back

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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

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