• SOLD Edwardian 9ct Gold Love Note Envelope Pendant

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    A lovely piece from the turn of the last century, c1900. This piece is exquisitely made in the shape of an envelope. The envelope flap opens on a hinge to reveal a flat compartment where the original gold 'note' is stored: a plain gold plaque that could be engraved if required. At the centre of the closed flap is a little seed pearl, that also acts as a sort of clasp as the envelope seals over it. A beautifully crafted example of a love token from this period.

    Chain is for display only.

    Details:

    Materials - 9ct Gold (tested)

    Age - C1900s

    Size - Approx 17mm long by 11.5mm wide. Bale adds 5mm to the length

    Condition - Very good. I have had trouble removing the gold 'note' from inside, but I have no doubt that it can be removed if required as it certainly moves around inside the envelope.

    Weight - 1.66g