This Edwardian triple swivel fob features an oval cut Carnelian on one side, Bloodstone on the other and gold on the third side all set in 9ct gold. The fob was traditionally worn by men, women and even children as a decorative element to accompany a pocket watch. Today this charming piece of history can be worn as a pendant or even the start of a jaw dropping charm bracelet. This fob is hallmarked Birmingham 1905.
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Gemstone: Bloodstone and Carnelian
Material: 9ct Gold
Measurement: 16 x 13 mm
The Edwardian & Belle Époque Period (1901 - 1910):
Named after the reigning King Edward VII and with notable influences from French Rococo décor, this period was the shortest in antique jewellery history. However it was during this time that platinum was introduced into the art of jewellery making which changed the way diamonds could be set. The popular jewellery design at the time was the “garland” which flowed on from the Art Nouveau period as it focused on nature but more particularly, on flowers and leaves often arranged in a circular shape. Through the use of milgrain and pierced and engraved metals, the Belle Époque designs gave way to jewellery that mimicked the delicate nature of lace and ribbon with natural pearls and old mine cut diamonds being the material of choice.