Mid 19th C Enamel, Ruby and Diamond Italian Knight Helmet Pendant


Searching for a knight in shining armor? Masterfully handcrafted in 18k gold, this tiny Italian helmet is truly a miniature work of art. This pendant features finely hand chased detailing throughout the skull & surrounding the ruby on his gorget. The hinged visor is outlined in blue enamel with rose cut diamond embellished vents. Beneath the bail is a flowing plume of three diamond lined, blue enamel feathers. Incredibly special!

Weight: 9.6 g

Measurements: 35 mm high x 17.5 mm wide

Ruby: approximately .12 carat

Condition: minor losses and wear as shown, originally this helmet could also be worn on a stick pin, as the base holds a tiny threaded hole. There is one tiny rose cut diamond missing.