Georgian Intaglio Fob Seal Pendant Carnelian Wheat Sheaf

It’s called a wheat sheaf if it’s sitting in a field, a freshly cut bundle of wheat grass drying in the sun. If it’s painted on a shield or embroidered on a doublet or carved into an intaglio seal, then it’s called a Garb. The garb has been used in heraldry for hundreds and hundreds of years. It was originally used by the Earl of Chester and has been identified with that family and it’s offshoots for centuries. It was symbolic of plenty.

This Fob is an excellent smaller size and would make for a great pendant or addition to a bracelet. It is set with a beveled slice of orange carnelian which is carved with a single, lovely sheaf of wheat. The stone is collet set into 9 karat gold, it measures 15 mm x 10 mm across the face and is is 22 mm long. The fob weighs 2.8 grams.

This wonderful intaglio seal dates to about 1820 and was made in England.

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