Girdle Mirror Pendant Reflects Renaissance
Girdle mirror pendant expresses a woman’s fascination with her reflection.
This lovely rhinestone jeweled piece attaches to a girdle or belt or could be worn around the neck. Most noteworthy the smokey topaz rhinestones sit in a scrolled florentine gold tone setting. The pendant neck resembles a key and measures 2 1/2″ round in a tiered setting.
The mirror measures 1 5/8″ round with minor smudges on the edges. A two sided floral pattern runs around the pendant.
The gold tone chain measures 20″ The chain appears to be newer than the pendant as the gold is brighter. There is a wrist or hand loop at the top which could also be conveniently strung on a belt loop.
This accessory originates in antiquity. Women desired to look at themselves while in the powder room. Very Elizabethan.