An artist-made pendant depicting figures sprawled over the edges of a crystal of Brazilian orange topaz. The figures are fashioned from 18 carat gold wire and are act as claws holding the crystal in place. The pendant is surmounted by a pair of dancing figures which act as the pendant bail (loop).
The topaz crystal measures 3cm x 1.8cm x 1.4cm and weighs approximately 40 carats. The pendant measures 5.3cm in length and 2.3cm in width and weighs 18.92g.
The pendant is signed WAV and is stamped with the eagles head for 18 carat gold and with an unknown makers mark indicating French manufacture. Made circa 1980.