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Antique 18ct Gold Essex Crystal Dog Pendant - 'MARGOT'

£895.00

Calling on K9 lovers! This antique 18ct Gold Essex Crystal dog pendant could be the newest addition to live alongside your other antique jewellery. You are sure to become mesmerised by her orb of Rock Crystal with a charming chihuahua poised at her centre, who we believe is named 'Margot' - Just adorable!

In order to achieve the 3D effect of her intricate dog, a technique called 'reverse intaglio' has been used. This is when a gemstone has an intaglio carved into the flat back, and then painted realistically with oils so the image appears three-dimensional. This can also be known as 'Essex Crystal'.

Packed with splendour and steeped in history, she is sure to tick all of your boxes! She even has her highly sought-after French Eagles hallmark to top it all off. This Essex Crystal stick pin is a wonderful opportunity to own a fantastic piece of Victorian jewellery!

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Description

Calling on K9 lovers! This antique 18ct Gold Essex Crystal dog pendant could be the newest addition to live alongside your other antique jewellery. You are sure to become mesmerised by her orb of Rock Crystal with a charming chihuahua poised at her centre, who we believe is named 'Margot' - Just adorable!

In order to achieve the 3D effect of her intricate dog, a technique called 'reverse intaglio' has been used. This is when a gemstone has an intaglio carved into the flat back, and then painted realistically with oils so the image appears three-dimensional. This can also be known as 'Essex Crystal'.

Packed with splendour and steeped in history, she is sure to tick all of your boxes! She even has her highly sought-after French Eagles hallmark to top it all off. This Essex Crystal stick pin is a wonderful opportunity to own a fantastic piece of Victorian jewellery!

Item Details

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 22mm in diameter x 9mm deep.
Weight: 6.4g

MATERIALS:  Tests as 18ct Gold throughout, Rock Crystal.

HALLMARKS: Since we have dated this piece as being made before 1950, a hallmark is not required in order for it to be sold in line with UK hallmarking legislation.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.

Condition

VERY GOOD-EXCELLENT. This antique 18ct Gold Essex Crystal dog pendant is in beautiful condition throughout. The Essex Crystal is completely polished, with no signs of scuffs, scratches or nicks to its settings. The 'G' in the word 'Margot' has worn slightly, but other than that her Enamel is superb! There are a few subtle scratches to the back of the pendant, but this is unnoticeable when worn. Plus, the little chihuahua's face is completely immaculate. 

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All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

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RETURNS:

You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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