This sterling silver pendant is inscribed with, "And though she be but little, she is fierce," punctuated by thunderbolts. The quote is from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Act 3 Scene 2. The comedy was written between 1590 and 1597, and is one of Shakespeare's most popular works. The play has been adapted for ballet, film, television and a variety of musicals, attesting to its appeal. Certainly this phrase resonates with many people, small and large. 18" Chain.
- 18" chain
- Inscribed with quote from Shakespeare
- Sterling silver
- Made in USA
Colonial Williamsburg's DeWitt Wallace Collections and Conservation Building contains a small sampling of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century jewelry. The pieces are valued more for their beauty, or their historical associations, than their monetary worth. Precious and semiprecious stones - diamonds, rubies, emeralds, topaz, and garnets - were as highly prized in the colonial period as they are today, as were gold and silver.
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Love it except that it could be easier to read without the twists