This brooch was given to any member of the Women's Social and Political Union who had been imprisoned for the cause at Holloway. A distinctive medal was also presented to those who participated in a hunger strike.
Presented to all suffragettes after imprisonment, the design was based on the portcullis symbol of the House of Commons, the arrow convict symbol is enamelled in the purple, white and green colours of the suffragettes.
Edwardian Diamond Amethyst Suffragette Pendant - the so-called suffragette colors of green, white and purple (not violet) do not in actuality represent, "G-ive W-omen the V-ote. Rather it was the symbolism, of purple for dignity, white for purity and green for hope which truly represented the movement. The colors have been regarded as synonymous with the movements in both Europe and the United States
Suffragette Jewelry. The colors of the Suffragettes in the UK were purple, green and white, and from 1908 to 1914, when the Great War started, women wore jewelry like this to show their commitment to the Suffragette cause.
One of the best suffragette movement necklaces ever circa 1900