Antique Gold Carnelian Engraved Fob Pendant "No Pleasure Without Pain"

$ 800.00

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Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of an antique Victorian fob pendant. Crafted from 15-karat gold, this exquisite piece is adorned with a carnelian intaglio that unveils a poignant scene. A cherub, intricately carved, clutches a heart entwined with thorns, accompanied by the words "Nul Plaisir Sans Peine" — "No Pleasure Without Pain." This fob pendant encapsulates the era's sentiment, blending beauty and symbolism. It serves as a poignant reminder that even amidst life's challenges, true joy can be found.

This wonderful, hand crafted fob was made in England in about 1850. The intaglio is carved in an oval of carnelian which measures 13.3x11.6 mm. Overall the fob measures 24.4 mm high and 14.3x 12.6 mm across, and weighs 3.8 grams. This unmarked fob tests as 15 karat gold.

A testament to the craftsmanship and depth of Victorian jewelry, this fob pendant invites contemplation and adds a touch of profound meaning to its wearer's ensemble.

I offer a 3 or 4 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!

Item ID: FB1021097V

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