18K French Victorian Holy Communion Cross & Fleur De Lis Medal Pendant (Trio)
A spectacular collection of French Victorian c.1890-1900 first holy communion medal pendants crafted in 18k gold, hallmarked.
These are a set of three first holy communion medals intricately decorated with fine details in solid gold. It is a form of antique traditional French jewellery to celebrate a child's first communion at twelve years old, and were often presented as gifts from parents to their child. This can range from rings and medal pendants, and from the 1920s onwards, pocket watches were also popular choices.
One of the three pendants in this collection has a monogram and date engraving on the reverse in French, "MB" and "8 Octobre 1899" for 8 October 1899.
They are in remarkable and collectible condition, and are each hallmarked with the French eagle head for 18k gold. It can be worn as a charm on its own or layered for different looks.
This listing includes all three medal pendants, and are offered as a set at a wonderful price for your collection, and are an important example of antique traditional French jewellery.
The left pendant measures 20mm x 28mm with bail, 20mm x 20mm without bail and weighs 1.00 gram.
The middle pendant measures 20mm x 28mm with bail, 20mm x 20mm without bail and weighs 0.83 grams.
The right pendant measures 19.5mm x 31.5mm with bail, 19.5mm x 23.5mm without bail and weighs 1.07 grams.
Era - Victorian c.1890-1900
Materials - 18k gold
Measurements - Left: 20mm x 28mm with bail, 20mm x 20mm without bail / Middle: 20mm x 28mm with bail, 20mm x 20mm without bail / Right: 19.5mm x 31.5mm with bail, 19.5mm x 23.5mm without bail