SOLD | Love Token Necklace
This magnificent sterling silver pendant necklace was inspired by romance, love and the awe-inspiring spark that has intrinsically connected sweethearts since the dawn of time. It features a one-of-a-kind, Victorian Era Love Token coin pendant and is accented with a genuine blue diamond drop.
The letters H, W and F have been Intricately engraved by hand on a United States issued Seated Liberty Dime circa 1883 Complimented by the ultimate symbol of love, sparks of light twinkle from a genuine 4mm fancy blue diamond weighing approximately .70 carats.
Love token coins gained popularity in England during one of history's most iconic monarchs, that of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901. Crowned at the tender age of 18 the young royal stole the country's heart with her affectionate and enchanting courtship and subsequent marriage to Prince Albert.
Bestowed by a gentleman to his lady love, coins were engraved with the suitor's initials. They became fashion statements throughout Queen Victoria's six decade reign. Women across Europe and America adorned the sentimental keepsakes in abundance, wearing them as pins, pendants and bracelets.
Each as unique as the love they honor, the centuries-old objects of affection and adoration are still greatly revered for their rarity and romantic symbolism.
Sterling Silver Wire Wrap, Fancy Link Chain And Lobster Claw Clasp
Micro Faceted, Earth Mined 4mm Blue Diamond; Ethically Sourced
Complimentary Gift Packaging Includes Tarnish Resistant Storage Pouch, Artist's Statement & Love Token 'Story" Insert.