An antique fob pendant fashioned from an alluring slice of bloodstone, the forest green and red speckled gemstone that was so very popular in the Victorian era. Originally an ornament on a gentleman's watch chain, it makes a beautiful necklace pendant.
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The fob is bloodstone, a member of the chalcedony family, polished to a high gloss with softly rounded edges. The suspension ring is original to the fob (large enough to attach a fob clip) testing as 9ct gold and soldered closed.
The stone measures .7 x .9 inches or 18 x 23mm and is slightly convex on both sides, rounding out to approximately 4mm in thickness.
The gold ring is .35 inches or 9mm diameter.
Weight: 3.5 grams
Age: late 1800s
The Chain: The pendant is presented on a new chain 18 inches or 45.5cm long, 14ct Gold Fill and stamped as such to the clasp. Photograph #4 shows the necklace on a life size torso.
Note: a 20 inch chain is available as an alternative - please choose at checkout/
Condition: Perfect - no issues at all, no abrasion, chips or scratches to the stone. The gold suspension ring is perfectly round and very strong.
A lovely example of bloodstone with lots of red speckles shown off by a highly polished finish - gorgeous.
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