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Antique Bloodstone Fob Necklace

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90-1-10398

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

Back in the good ol' nineteenth century, no self-respecting Victorian gent was fully dressed without an ornamental fob adorning his watch chain. Alas, those days are gone forever, however, the fob craze is new again - now as chic, stylish and striking necklace pendants. This three-dimensional beauty is rendered in repousse style 14K gold and is inlaid with every vamp's (vampire's) favorite gem - bloodstone. Fobulous! 1 5/8 by 15/16 inch, the new gold chain measures 18 inches.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
1 5/8 Inch
Width:
15/16 Inch
Chain Length:
18 inches
Gram Weight:
7.8 Grams
Period:
Victorian
Center Bloodstone details
Cut/Shape:
Oval Cut
Measurements:
19.00-13.50 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.

Jewelry Care

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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