A Georgian wax seal fob with a highly decorative mounting and a bloodstone seal depicting a hawk perched atop a crown. This crest belongs to the Belfarge or Belfrage family of Scotland and is described in Fairbairn's Book of Crests as “on a ducal coronet a hawk belled.” (Belled = when a hawk or falcon has bells attached to its legs).
14k gold (tests), bloodstone, new 14k gold chain
1" length, 5/8" width, 18" chain
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1714 — 1837
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The meaning of birds in jewelry: owls, parrots, swallows, doves, eagles and aigrettes.