Georgian Pink Topaz Maltese Cross Pendant. Foiled pink topaz Maltese cross pendant, set in gold. Lady Emma Hamilton set the trend for Maltese crosses in the early nineteenth-century. She received one from Russian Emperor Paul I in 1800 and frequently wore it to balls and other events, and soon, Maltese crosses, worn as pendants and brooches, were in vogue. c1790
A 19th century quartz pendant Of quatrefoil design, set with four faceted quartz stones in closed-back setting, with half pearl and rose-cut diamond highlights, on later suspensory loop. [Assume early 19th century, looks more Georgian than Victorian in style and make.]
AN ANTIQUE SAPPHIRE, GARNET AND GOLD MALTESE CROSS BROOCH Centering upon an oval cabochon sapphire, within a white and blue enamel frame, accented by gold wirework, each similarly-set arm alternating with cabochon garnets, the reverse enhanced by decorative engraving, mounted in gold, (with retractable pendant loop for suspension), circa 1870
[Image 2] A JEWELLED AND ENAMELLED GOLD CROSS PENDANT AND CHAIN, GEORGIAN, LATE 17TH CENTURY, centred with a table-cut emerald within rubies and a sapphire, all collet-set within a turquoise-coloured enamel divided line border.