ANTIQUE ENGLISH 15K GOLD STUART CRYSTAL HAIR MOURNING NECKLACE CLASP c1700
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) necklace clasp; beautifully made, with an integrated snap fastener, holes for up to four strands and set with a foiled, faceted Stuart crystal over a hair memento topped with gold/gilt wire initials 'TP', and engraved to the back 'TWG'.
High quality, extremely scarce & immensely collectable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of wear and foil deterioration commensurate with age and use - please see pictures.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1700. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 15 x 11 mm overall (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 2.6 grams.