So many 'gold' fobs that are gold filled are being passed off as solid gold which is why it is essential to source fully hallmarked gold fobs.
English hallmarks guarantee that you know the composition. Without these, all is guess work, with often the buyer getting less than they bargained for. 'Tested for gold' does not mean an item is gold if the test is flawed. Hallmarks guarantee that you get what you are paying for.
This splendid Victorian fob was assayed in Birmingham. It is fully hallmarked 9 ct gold. The gold absolutely gleams and as you would expect from an item of this era it is ornate and well made. Such an eye-catching piece, which is also suitable as a pendant. This is a swivel fob which works perfectly. The fob is set with a carnelian. This gemstone was chosen for this stylish gold fob as it is a talisman. Warriors wore carnelian around their necks to give them great physical power & courage. Carnelians were also used to signify the higher rank of the Egyptian master architects and to ward off diseases.
The colour / color of carnelian ranges & this one is a deep & vibrant red - Autumn red. This stone is attributed with many qualities such as courage, endurance, leadership & motivation. It is also said to attract prosperity & bring good luck. Certainly carnelians are known as powerful talismans.
The dark reddish brown hues are associated with the male energy stone.
This large fully hallmarked 9 ct gold fob measures almost 3.7 cm high X 2.7 cm & weighs 8 grams.
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