Silver setting has a bright patina with no surface wear. No dents or imperfections to the shape. Rose gold plating is bright with minor thinning.
Material Tests for sterling silver. There is nothing like holding vintage and antique jewelry in your hand, so we do our best to recreate the experience. As light as light can be, this hollow charm feels ethereal in your hand yet is still solidly constructed and well made. With classic charm dimensions, not miniature and not large, this piece has a puffy and slightly rounded silhouette.Figural jewelry includes any piece that has been shaped into an animal, person, object, or detailed day in the life scene. Antique and vintage figural jewelry is often quite charming and collectible for the realistic or cutesy details. Specific objects or animals became popular and prolific in jewelry during certain time , Scotty dogs during the 1940s for example, or swallow birds during the Victorian era. Figural jewelry is special for its detail and realism but also tells the story of the decade they were made in. Repousse is a technique used on metals that results in a three dimensional, sometimes hollow or open back design.
The maker hammers the metal from one side, to form a three dimensional design on the other. Repousse dates from ancient civilizations yet the technique is found in a wide variety of fine jewelry even today._gsrx_vers_1271 GS 8.3.4 (1271). The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Rose Gold Puffy Heart Charm Pendant" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Charms & Charm Bracelets". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California. This item can be shipped to United States.