An exquisite antique Chalcedony Intaglio Fob inscribed and translated from Latin "Even In Adversity, Believe".
"In adversis etiam fida"
The Gold cased fob body is beautifully ornate with lovely decorated columns leading you to the bottom of the fob where a Chalcedony sits with a lovely thistle motif carved middle.
Perfect added to your favourite antique chain as a pendant to bring this Chalcedony wax fob seal into the 21st Century.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: The pendant is 25mm long.
The fob bottom is 16mm long x 14mm wide.
MATERIALS: Chalcedony, 9ct Gold cased (thick Gold casing), solid 9ct Gold.
HALLMARKS: Tests as 9ct Gold cased with solid 9ct Gold jump ring.
This antique Chalcedony Intaglio fob pendant is in excellent condition. The Gold cased body is in beautiful nick as the casing is thick so looks like solid Gold! The Chalcedony fob bottom isn't damaged at all which is marvellous as this would have been a working wax fob seal back in the Victorian era. All in all a magnificent pendant for you to cherish in your own jewellery collection.