Modeled in the shape of a gourd (note the air bubbles on surface of the glass from when it was blown), this Georgian goldstone aka aventurine glass vial is fitted in gold with a moveable handle attached to a gold band cinched around its middle. The gold stopper is sealed in place with red wax. Mysterious! What does it hold? We (barely) resisted the urge to open it and find out. Amulet vibes.
10k gold (tests), goldstone (aventurine glass), new 14k gold chain
1 1/8" length, 5/8" at the widest point, 18" chain,
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1714 — 1837
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Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
An amulet is a personal ornament that protects the wearer from adversity, misfortune, illness, and even death.