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Antique 12k Rose Gold Blue Stone Lavalier Pendant Chain Art Deco Vintage Signed

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THIS ITEM IS NOT GOLD PLATED IT IS ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE GOLD FILLED PLEASE READEPLANATION FOR VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE GOLD FILLED JEWELLERY BELOW DESCRIPTION)

c1930s 12k Rose Gold Filled Blue Stone Lavalier Necklace

Signed on the attachment clasp 12k gf and White Co (White MFG Co USA). This insignia first used in 1928. The back of the …

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THIS ITEM IS NOT GOLD PLATED IT IS ANTIQUE OR VINTAGE GOLD FILLED PLEASE READEPLANATION FOR VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE GOLD FILLED JEWELLERY BELOW DESCRIPTION)

c1930s 12k Rose Gold Filled Blue Stone Lavalier Necklace

Signed on the attachment clasp 12k gf and White Co (White MFG Co USA). This insignia first used in 1928. The back of the lavalier pendant is also stamped 12k gf and White Co. So now we know they are both original pieces that have not been married like so many antique and vintage ones. How great is that.

Great vintage condition. No issues to disclose that I can see.

Beautiful rose gold lavalier with a large centre multifaceted claw set blue stone. The colour is that of the London Topaz however this is an untested stone and sold as is. It is just over 1cm wide. The chain is 46cms or 18 inches long. The lavalier pendant is 3.2cms by 1.9cms. Weighs 6.3gms.

Wonderful for the vintage bride.

Great for cocktail hour, night wear, formal wear, wedding etc.

All measurements and weights are approximate only.

What is Antique and Vintage Gold Filled Jewellery

Vintage Gold fill is an actual layer of gold which has been pressure bonded to another metal. Gold filled is not to be confused with gold plating. Vintage Gold filled is much more valuable and tarnish resistant. It does not flake off, rub off or turn colors. Anyone who can wear gold can wear gold filled without worries of an allergic reaction.

Vintage Gold filled jewellery is made from solid gold and filled with other alloys such as brass, bronze and sterling silver. Think of it like a sandwich with solid gold on the outside and a metal filling. Vintage Gold filled wears, looks and lasts like solid gold because its outer surface IS solid gold.

Antique and Vintage “Gold Filled” jewellery is a term that should only be used for items that were made in the USA and if you are unsure you should ask your seller its origin. Vintage and Antique gold filled items were regulated by the US government and the gold content must be at least 1/20 of the weight of the item. Unfortunately the term gold filled has been hijacked and become generic and is being misused for cheap gold plate jewellery from Asia. Gold plate has no regulations. Vintage Gold Fill does not wear off like gold plate. Vintage Gold filled jewellery even offers more than solid gold such as strength and durability because of the inner metal core as solid gold is a soft metal and tends to dent and bend.

Please also be aware that Victorian gold filled pieces are generally unmarked for gold content and hallmarking in the USA did not generally happen until after 1907. Even then the maker could choose to mark the jewellery or the bo that it came in so that many pieces are not hallmarked with their gold content. Antique and Vintage gold filled jewellery is normally 10k, 12k, or 14k in gold content. Beware of the newer cheap imitations being marketed as gold filled which are in fact imported from Asia. They are not vintage or antique. They are not gold filled. They are cheap gold plate imitations. The term “gold filled” is being misused by unscrupulous sellers.

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