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Pendant (jewellery)

Scope note

Hanging articles of jewelry, usually suspended from a necklace, brooch, or earrings, but also includes Renaissance examples fastened to the sleeve often worn as decorative ornaments; can also be an article of devotional, magical, or mourning jewelry which then may sometimes be concealed under clothing.

This term has 2 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300046002

Broader Terms used

<jewelry by form>

Narrower Terms used

bracteates (pendants)
bullae
charms

Term used for

pedant

Equivalent Terms used

pendant
pendants (jewellery)

Created

11yrs ago

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