Victorians adored sending hidden messages to their loved ones in the gifts they gave. Acrostic jewelry. where the first letter of each gemstone spelled out a particular term of endearment was one way they accomplished this clandestine task. Spoiler alert...This little beauty spells out "dearest".
oxidized sterling silver horseshoe necklace with diamond, emerald, amethyst, ruby, emerald, sapphire & topaz (shown)
horseshoe approx. 3/8"