This wonderful antique Citrine fob pendant is set with the most beautiful faceted lemon yellow Citrine, and comes complete with a solid 9ct Gold 18" chain so you can wear it or gift it straight away.
The Citrine is of remarkable quality- glowing and crystal clear, so it has an extremely pretty play of light within the stone. It's a really cheery, joyful piece that is sure to keep you smiling all year round!
It's hard to believe this antique Citrine fob pendant was made during Victorian times, but it is hallmarked with large beautiful stamps. The date letter "z" indicates it was assayed in the year 1899, in the English town of Birmingham.
The Gold setting is still quite robust and the large Citrine swivels and spins perfectly all the way round. It has a lovely rosy Yellow Gold colour and is a great size for daily wear.
Solid 9ct Gold 18" curb chain is included with this pendant.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901)
MEASUREMENTS: The pendant is 25mm tall and 27mm across.
The Citrine itself is 15mm across and 15mm tall.
Weight: 10.8g total.
The fob pendant alone weighs 9.2g, the 9ct Gold chain weighs 1.6g.
MATERIALS: 9ct Gold, natural untreated Citrine.
HALLMARKS: "9", ".375", the Birmingham Anchor assay mark, and date letter "Z" for the year 1899. Maker's Mark "JG&S" -possibly John Grinsell & Sons.
CONDITION: Very Good
This pretty antique Citrine fob pendant is beautifully clear and the swivel movement is smooth. There is a little light wear to the Citrine commensurate with age as you might expect of an item that's 118 years old. A little very light abrasion to some of the facet edges and a minor chip near the edge. This is very much camouflaged by the Citrine facets and the gem is structurally sound with no cracks and no deep scratches. The gemstone and it's been cut very well so that the light reflected is wonderful. All in all it's a stunning antique pendant and chain set that is sure to make you smile every time you put it on!
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