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Art Nouveau Nephrite Fob

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100-1-10072

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

We had not yet come across an Art Nouveau fob, but here it is! A distinctive variation on the more rococo Victorian style, this fluid, nature-inspired ornament features a sinuous tulip motif rendered in gleaming 14K yellow gold. Set with an elongated oval nephrite seal engraved 'A. C.' Circa 1900. Makes for a beautiful necklace pendant. Measures 1 5/8 inch with ring. Chain not included.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
7/8 Inch Fob only, 1 5/8 Inch with Jump Ring
Width:
7/8 Inch
Height:
3/4 Inch
Gram Weight:
19.4 Grams
Period:
Art Nouveau
Center Nephrite details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cut
Color:
Slightly Greyish Green
Measurements:
18.13 x 9.70 x 2.00 mm

About Victorian Jewelry

The eclectic Victorians didn’t limit themselves when it came to motifs and themes—if it struck their fancy, they turned it into jewelry. Sweet and sentimental with a distinct romantic streak, Victorian gems expanded upon their Georgian predecessors. The array of styles that blossomed (sometimes quite literally) during this era endure to this day.

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As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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