A beautifully hand carved Whitby Jet cross mourning pendant with a 9ct gold mount. Whitby Jet is a semi precious gemstone and is formed over millions of years. This piece dates back to c.1860 and was a very popular gemstone during the Victorian era. This became extremely popular as a jewellery material when Queen Victoria wore the rare Whitby Jet after the death of Prince Albert.
31mm in length, 18mm in width.