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    Posted 2 years ago

    antiquerose
    (1425 items)

    ~ Hi CW Gang ~

    ( UPDATE BELOW and ID AS TO WHAT IT IS )

    I also got this in that haul, but you just can not see it in the pile....LOL.
    I see no marks on this, and wondering IF it might be Gold. It is just a piece off something, but still very pretty. The stone looks like a citrine quartz ? maybe ?. The neat thing about it - is that the gem stone is engraved with the word * ROSA * on it. PLEASE EXCUSE THE dust and Dust bunnies on this piece -- as I did not clean it at all. Guess I better....LOL. I was thinking maybe this is a piece of some prayer beads or something...but ut could be even a charm for all know.

    Anyhow it is interesting little piece!! I have never see a gemstone engraved. So just different. I guess I will put this in Fine Jewelry but it might not be Gold.....but then the stone must be a quality piece in order to be engraved.....LOL

    Thanks for LOOKING // LOVING !!

    ~ Rose ~

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    *** UPDATE *** - Id given by TASSIEDEVIL ( aka Judy ) as a wax seal fob from a pocket watch. Also Kyratango provided a Super link for info. Thanks so ever MUCH !!!!!

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    Comments

    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      I see what might be a tiny mark on it - second photo from the left, on the part shaped like a pear, between the leaves.
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Or is is just a dent......
    3. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Hey Rose, it is beautiful!!
      It is a wax seal fob which would have been attached to a pocket watch chain......I would look very closely for a gold mark as well!!!!
    4. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Absolutely lovely find, Rose!
      Judy, you got it ;-))
      Victorian, it can be gold, gold filled, pinchbeck... Citrine or crystal or glass (but it is very sparkling!)

      Have a look there, around middle of page:
      http://www.jewelscollectingdust.com/fobsseals.htm

    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Thanks Pascale.......I really love these pieces! :-)
    6. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      Thanks for the ~ LOVES ~ and comments:

      kyratango // DecoVoo // racer4four // PhilDMorris // bijoucaillouvintage // TassieDevil // mikelv85 // vetraio50 // valentino97 // Efesgirl

      @kyratango - Also Wow to you to!! That is a SUPER link that you posted. There are some that are very close to this. Wow, I love that link. Gonna look at it some more too !!! Kinda Pricey some of those Seals...

      @TassieDevil - Oh Wow!! You hit it right on the head as to what it is!! I will look again and see if I can find anything. I need a Loupe, as I just have a little sewing magnifying glass.....LOL. When you say Wax seal.......they did use it for letters, or not? Not sure if we are thinking the same thing....?? LOL

      @Efesgirl - Thanks for the comment, I will look again to see if I can see anything...plus give it a bit of a cleaning. Just some soap and water...LOL

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