Antique Rose 9ct Gold Envelope Charm Engraved “Adelaide”and set with a sapphire.
Antique Rose 9ct Gold Envelope Charm Engraved “Adelaide”and set with a sapphire.
Antique Rose 9ct Gold Envelope Charm Engraved “Adelaide”and set with a sapphire.
Antique Rose 9ct Gold Envelope Charm Engraved “Adelaide”and set with a sapphire.
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Antique Rose 9ct Gold Envelope Charm Engraved “Adelaide”and set with a sapphire.

A sweet little curiosity.

The skilfully crafted  9ct rose gold envelope contains a” letter” engraved with the date October 21st 1903.

Possibly a birthdate for a young girl named Adelaide or else a souvenir from a significant occurrence in the city of Adelaide.

The flap of the envelope is set with a small sapphire, adding to the belief that this is likely to be an Australian piece with the stone coming from the South Australian Sapphire mines. The bale and loop are in good condition as is the piece itself.

Circa 1900.

Metal: Marked 9ct gold. Stone bezel-set old cut bluestone believed to be sapphire.

Dimensions : 2cm x  1.4 cm.

Total weight : 1.9gm 

NGP17