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Victorian 15kt Gold, Silver & Bloodstone Horseshoe Fob

A fob is an adornment or a seal that hangs from the ribbon or chain of a pocket watch. Its purpose is to decorate or add weight to the watch chain itself making it easier for the watch to be withdrawn from a pocket. The fob would have been used to seal the wax of a letter or note. fob, A fantastic horseshoe fob from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This wonderful piece is made of 15kt yellow gold and features a 3-dimensional horseshoe design. Each side of the horseshoe is decorated with six silver nail studs as well as engraved detail. The fob, which is fairly large in size, is open in the center and on the sides, and has a graduated arc shape inside of the horseshoe opening. The arms of the arch and the ends of the horseshoe come together at the base of the fob, which is a lovely diamond-shaped bloodstone seal. This wonderful fob hangs from a simple gold bail which is perfect for hanging from a long gold chain. It's a very special piece and would make a fantastic addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The fob hangs a little less than 1 3/8" long, is 7/8" at its widest point. The bloodstone seal measures approximately 3/8" on each side and 1/2" from tip to tip. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the fob is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting, the silver studs, or the bloodstone sealRead more

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890 GBP

Victorian Huge 14kt Cherub & Lion Micro Mosaic Pin

An absolutely exquisite micro mosaic pin from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This wonderful piece is particularly large in size and made of a single oval shaped plaque of onyx which is set in a simple 14kt yellow gold bezel setting. In the center of the onyx is a very fine micro mosaic image of a winged cherub, possibly Dionysus, the God of Wine, resting atop a walking lion. A garland of grapes is worn around the neck of the lion and the duo are standing on a bed of grass. The cherub boy has a soft expression, fine grey wings, and a crown of greenery in his hair while holding what appears to be a glass of wine. The color and detail of the mosaic is simply marvelous with textured yellow and brown fur on the lion and a intricately detailed faces. On the back of the piece is a pin clasp which connects to extra safety stick pin for added security. The pin clasp is stamped "14K". An outstanding example of antique micro mosaic jewelry, this museum quality piece would make an exceptional addition to any collection!, Measurements:, Measurements: The pin measures a 2 1/2" tall at the tallest point, 2 1/8" at the widest point and 3/8" thick. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the pin is excellent. Besides a very minor chip on the outside of the onyx plaque there is no apparent damage the the pin or to the gold setting. The clasp, safety pin and chain are secure and in good working condition. The mosaic appears to be in pristine condition with no missing stones or chipsRead more

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7 400 GBP

Victorian 9kt Mixed Metals Gold Link Bracelet w/ Heart Padlock Clasp

After much research, this beautiful gold link bracelet appears to have components from both the Victorian era as well as from circa 1975. Made of 9kt rose and yellow gold, the mixed metals piece has a simple yet wonderful design. Made of 9kt rose gold, the wide chain bracelet is comprised of 29 curved links and is most likely from the Victorian (ca1880) era. The smooth and hollow links come together at a 9kt yellow gold heart-shaped padlock clasp which is by GJ Ltd, (Georg Jensen Ltd) and from circa 1975. The unique design of the clasp is absolutely wonderful. The surface has a geometric engine turned design and the hinged bar that allows you to open the piece is made of rose gold, bringing the fabulous mixed metals design together perfectly. The bracelet has a safety chain for added security and the underside of each individual bracelet link is stamped "9C". The underside of the clasp also has several English hallmarks: "GJLd", a crown, ".375", and a cursive letter "A". The hand wrought piece is very light in weight and comfortable to wear and the combination of old and new look just like they were made to be together. The bracelet would look wonderful worn alone or paired with complementary link bracelets!, Measurements:, Measurements: The bracelet measures approximately 8" in length and is 3/8" wide. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the bracelet is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold links or to the textured surface of the clasp. The heart-shaped clasp and safety chain are secure and in good working conditionRead more

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1 300 GBP

Georgian 15kt Multi Agate "Days of the Week" Fob Pendant

A fob is an adornment or a seal that hangs from the ribbon or chain of a pocket watch. Its purpose is to decorate or add weight to the watch chain itself making it easier for the watch to be withdrawn from a pocket. Some fobs include carved intaglio images, which would have been used to seal the wax of a letter or note. A spinner or swivel fob has two or more plaques which can be turned or swiveled within a moveable bracket. This allows the wearer a choice as to which face is displayed prominently!, fob, spinner, swivel fob, A fantastic multi-fob pendant from the Georgian (ca1800) era! This unusual 15kt gold piece is comprised of 4 agate fobs, which hang from a gold loop at the top. Each agate is hand-carved on both sides to represent a day of the week. The agate stones vary in color, included earthy shades of orange carnelian, forest green bloodstone, clear chalcedony, and yellow citrine. The unique spinner design allows the hinged agate links to flip at the base, swiveling to reveal the desired side of the plaque and accompanying engraving. Each engraving is carved in reverse, so that the words will display the letters in proper order when stamped in wax. Highly unusual and very collectible, this antique treasure would look wonderful paired with a favorite gold chain or charm bracelet!, fob, Measurements:, Measurements: The pendant hangs 7/8" in total length, including the gold ring at the top. Each individual fob measures 3/4" tall, 1/2" wide, and 1/16" thick. Condition:, Condition: The overall condition of the fob pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting. All of the agate stones all of which are intact, securely set, and free of chips or scratches. The swivel design moves freely and easily, and the gold jump ring at the top is secureRead more

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2 000 GBP

Art Deco Sterling Guilloche Enamel & Marcasite Watch Pin

Guilloché, Guilloché, in English usually Guilloche, is an engraving technique in in which a very precise, intricate pattern is mechanically etched into an underlying material with very fine detail. Most commonly, the Guilloche surface was then enameled and the repetitive, intricate design would show through the colorful enamel. A spectacular French enamel watch pin from the Art Deco (ca1920) era! This unusual piece is made of sterling silver and has a very decorative design complete with beautiful enamel work and hand-set marcasite stones. At the top of the piece is a silver bar pin that attaches to three "A" shaped links which are hinged together for flexible movement. All of the links have a textured surface and are decorated with marcasites and black enamel accents. Dangling at the bottom of the piece is a 6-sided pendant with a round watch face in the center. The front and back of the pendant display an exquisite Guilloché enameled surface in a vivid bright green color and a black enameled border and delicate wheat engraving on the side completes the Deco look. The watch winds from the bottom, though it no longer appears to keep time. This remarkable piece is an excellent example of Guilloché craftsmanship and looks very distinguished when worn. A beautiful piece, it would be perfect for any collector!, Measurements:, Measurements: The entire piece hangs approximately 3" long. The bar pin measures 1 1/4" wide at the top. The watch pendant measures 7/8" at the widest point and is 1/4" thick. The watch face has a diameter of slightly more than 1/2". Condition: The overall condition of the watch pin is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the silver setting or enamel work, and all of the marcasite stones are intact. The glass covering the watch face is intact, though the watch no longer appears to be functional. The pin clasp is secure and in good working condition. Condition:Read more

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520 GBP

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