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JEWELRY > ESTATE FINE
This interesting vintage jewelry features three attractive intertwined initials;
A T S. Style and construction suggests it dates to the later Edwardian, or earlier
Art Deco era.I believe this may have originally been part of a watch fob; probably
attached via grosgrain ribbon typical of the period, which would have been slipped
through the slightly raised horizontal bars on reverse.Each of the stylized letters
is engraved in a unique manner, allowing each initial to be easily discernible.This
is a very nice quality fob, well constructed, with a weight of apx. 6.4 grams.It
is in exceptionally nice vintage estate condition, with no noted problems or concerns
and appears to be all original; yellow gold in color, with a nicely polished finish.
(please excuse the fingerprints showing on the back, in last image)This unmarked
jewelry was tested for gold content using an electronic gold tester, as well as acid.
The electronic test resulted in a 12 Karat reading, with the acid test slightly
higher. In my experience a 12K result usually indicates gold filled, rolled gold,
or possibly a gold top. I have priced the jewelry as GF / rolled gold, so if it
has a higher gold content you are getting an even better deal!Today this monogram
fob could be used in a variety of ways. Certainly on a ribbon for a pocket watch
fob, or as a brooch / pin. It would also work very well as a scarf clasp, or similar
and would look charming with a piece of antique lace inserted and pinned to a lapel
or collar, don't you think? Perfect for all manner of re-purpose ideas.