"Rose of Sharon"

SOLD “Rose of Sharon” Inlay Smokey Quartz 14k Gold Pendant c.1890 with inset Diamond

  • Sale
  • $1,200.00
  • Regular price $1,450.00

A bold, yet elegant cushion-cut smokey quartz bears an intaglio-carved detail in its front face, inlaid with a bright 22k yellow gold leafing, depicting a “Rose of Sharon”, decorated with an accent diamond. The smokey quartz is held in a low-edge bezel setting, in a frame of 14k yellow gold, with a simple articulated bale at the top. This elegant treasure would make a fine addition to any collection.

Materials and Features: 

  • Accent diamond
  • Smokey quartz, cushion-cut
  • 14k yellow gold body [acid tested for fineness]
  • 22k yellow gold inlaid leafing
  • NOTE: This listing is for the pendant only, and does NOT include a chain! Chains can be purchased separately.

Age/Origin: American, c.1890


  • Weight: 4.8 g

Marks: -None-

Condition: The smokey quartz bears a deep, lush, brownish-amber hue, with flickering tones of gold. The gold inlay detail is a bright 22k, with relief details, and bright accent diamond. The gold has a bright and sunny luster, with sturdy craftsmanship, and high-quality artistic detail. The stone is set sturdily in the pendant. The piece may bear some minor and typical age wear. Overall, a lovely piece!

Please view and inspect our photos closely, as they are considered part of the condition report. We endeavor to fully disclose all condition information clearly and concisely, however, please note that what qualifies as excellent condition for historical jewelry differs from modern and contemporary pieces. Minor age wear is typical and to be expected for antique and vintage jewelry. Unless otherwise stated, gemstones have not been officially graded for color, clarity, or treatment by GIA; any information provided is our own educated, professional assessment.