BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE GEORGIAN ENGLISH GOLD & AMETHYST PADLOCK CLASP c1820
An antique English 12 carat gold (tests thereabouts, possibly closer to 15 carat) padlock clasp; finely made, and set with a foiled amethyst / pink natural crystal.
Such a lovely example...so collectible & ready to wear on a chain or charm bracelet!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use. Some foil deterioration under stone.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1820. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 29 x 18 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 4.6 grams.