Pendant - 18kt Gold and Diamond Enamel Race Horse and Jockey Form - Possibly Known Provenance
This exceptional pendant is in race horse and jockey form. It is a hallmarked 18kt yellow gold pendant, and encases 57 clear round cut diamonds totaling approximately 1.5 carats. The jockey is shown in enameled rich burgundy and white silks and the piece is 1 1/2" long and 1" tall. The added bale is of 14kt yellow gold. The owner of the collection from which this beautiful piece came stated that the piece once belonged to the female jockey, Diane Nelson, winner of 1095 races in almost 10,000 starts. Ms. Nelson passed away in 2017. It is a truly unique find and conversation piece. It would make an outstanding gift for the racing fan or a lover of horses. It is truly breathtaking.