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Victorian Intaglio Wax Seal Fob Pendant c.1870

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SKU: 2774

Description:

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The most vividly ornate scrolled patterns dance across this striking Victorian intaglio wax seal fob pendant, the perfect accessory for women who love statement jewellery.

Stand out from the crowd wherever you go with this striking Victorian pendant. Created over a century ago, one can only admire the skilled craftsmanship that went into creating this piece, the attention to detail is next to none! 

With a vast array of textures creating a lively display of golden tones as she catches the light, contrasting beautifully to the dark, forest green Bloodstone it grasps on its base.

The inscribed lettering reads "nec metuas nec optes", which translates to "neither fear nor desire" adding to this fob's rich historic past and making for a wonderful piece of collectable antique jewellery.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian c.1870

MEASUREMENTS: 33mm long x 25mm wide x 22mm deep
The Bloodstone is 22mm long x 19mm wide
Weight: 15.3g

MATERIALS:  9ct Yellow Gold cased, Bloodstone

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as 9ct Gold casing

Condition:

EXCELLENT

This Victorian intaglio wax seal fob pendant is in superb antique condition throughout. The scrolled patterns are deep and clear with very minor wear and the intaglio is deep and fully functional. The Bloodstone is striking and smooth with a couple of tiny nibbles in keeping with age. All in all a great piece of antique jewellery ready to be worn and enjoyed for many years to come.