14K Gold Compass Pendant Necklace
A 14K Gold Compass Rose Pendant. A 16th century map of the New World serves as the design inspiration for this 14K gold compass pendant. The motif of this 14K gold compass rose pendant cover served as the mapmakers' indicator of the cardinal directions. This 14k gold compass rose pendant is set with a 14MM working compass (approximate diameter of a dime).
The inset photo shows each side of the 14k gold compass rose pendant (front and back).
14K Gram Weight: 7.1 grams
Setting: 4MM Sapphire Cabochon
The design for this beautifully executed 14K gold compass pendant comes from a 16th century map of the New World. The maps of this period were highly decorated and this motif was the indicator of the four cardinal directions. ( for more detail on the compass rose click on 'Origins of The Compass Rose')
The inset photo shows both sides of the pendant. This 14K gold compass pendant is about the size of a quarter in diameter.
14K Gram Weight: 16.3 Grams