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Rose gold tooth pick for chatelaine?

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Posted 2 years ago

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Agram.m
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Who can give me a clue? This is a rose gold tooth pick without any hallmark and a loop. I suppose to wear as pendant but originally to hang on a chatelaine perhaps? Could I be right? And what period?
Please advise me?

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    I don't know much about these but I would guess late 19th/early 20th century.
    But rose gold always lands me in that timeline.
  2. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    As always a very quick reaction AmberRose, thanks for loving, wishing you very happy holidays and a good en healthy new year. I wish we "met"a lot of times in 2013!
  3. AmberRose AmberRose, 2 years ago
    Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year Agram!
  4. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    As always AR8Jason thanks for your comment. I'v looked at your tooth pick and this is very nice decorated. And no, I cannot find any identification markings. Have you any idea what could be the purpose of using tortoise shell.This material is not so strong and much softer than metal.
    I use this opportunity to wish you and your wife (MrsAR8Jason) and family Merry Christmas, a happy, healthy 2013 and I hope to "met",hear and see from you both a lot of times in the new year!!
  5. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
    AR8Jason, yes that's a logic reason why they used tortoise shell. This was one of my first antique little jewels I bought when I was still young and perhaps therefore interesting the use of the tortoise and no metal.

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