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Victorian Gold & Gemstone Pencil Fob


Leave it to the Victorians to embellish the most utilitarian of objects with enough fanciness to camouflage its less-than-glamorous use. This large wooden pencil is housed in a gold case striped with rows of rubies, diamonds and sapphires.


  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), 16 1.5mm rubies, 20 1mm rose cut diamonds, 16 1.5mm sapphires

  • Age

    c. 1890

  • Condition

    Very good - a couple of the sapphires look like replacements

  • Size

    4 1/4" total length, 3/8" width





please note:Terms of Sale

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.