Antique Fob Chain Tassel Heart Pendant | Victorian Fob Ornament | Sterling Silver Love Token - 20 Inch Sterling Chain


An intriguing little Victorian fob ornament that is a sterling silver tassel.

The beautiful puffy heart shaped cap has all-over texture and the foxtail chain braids are pliable and silky to the touch. Each of the seven braids is capped with a silver ball.

The tassel is lovely worn on a necklace chain as the braids gently stir with movement.

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There are no silver marks (not unusual for the era) the fob ornament is testing as sterling silver and is guaranteed as such.

Tassel Size: 1.6 inches or 4cm long and the heart measures 13mm across and 6mm in thickness.

Weight: 3.9 gms (without the chain)

Age: mid-late 1800s

The Chain:
Presented on a new 20 inch or 51cm sterling silver chain, stamped as such on the clasp. Photograph 3 shows the pendant and chain on a life size torso.

Condition: Excellent. No issues to report. All braids present with silver ball caps secure, no fraying to the braids - it is most unusual to find one in such good condition.

Janne's Notes:
These tassels fascinate me - the braids are so silky to handle that it seems impossible that they are metal. They are wonderful and never fail to elicit attention as they move with the wearer.

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