An Edwardian nephrite jade pendant capped with 9 carat gold - originally a watch chain fob ornament, gorgeous on a necklace chain.
This exquisite piece has the simple ornamentation typical of the Edwardian era, the emphasis is on the contrast between the beautifully shaped stone and purpose made gold cap.
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Deep green Nephrite jade gemstone. A long, slim, blade shaped stone with superb color and very nice inclusions.
The fitted and hand engraved gold cap is unmarked 9 carat gold, tested and guaranteed as such. The cap is pinned through the stone.
Length - 2 inches or 50mm long, the drop from the chain including the suspension ring is 58mm.
Width - 6mm at the top tapering out to 11mm or slightly under .5 inches.
Thickness - 2.5 - 3mm, tapering off on the bladed edges of the stone. The softly rounded tip is 3mm in thickness.
Age: c. 1900
Weight 4.5 grams (without the chain)
The pendant is presented on a new 20 inch or 51cm Rolo or Belcher chain, 14ct gold fill and stamped as such on the clasp. Photograph #3 shows the pendant and chain on a life size torso.
Condition: Excellent. No chips or cracks to the jade, the tip is complete and the cap is secure and lovely. The stone is worn smooth and is very nice to handle.
A refined and lovely piece of jewelry, typical of the Edwardian era - a true beauty.
+ SHIPPING: shipping for this antique beauty is via international courier, hence the higher rate. The upside is that target delivery is 5-6 working days worldwide.
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Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
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Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
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