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Georgian Amethyst Rose Intaglio Seal Necklace

$1,100

This exquisite Georgian wax seal fob features an ornate floral mounting rendered in gold with an amethyst intaglio rose at the base. It was meant to be pressed into hot wax to create a decorative seal for correspondence in the days before gummed envelopes. Hangs from a new 18" 14k gold chain.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), amethyst, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1" length, 5/8" at the widest point, 18" chain

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17141837

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

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