Victorian Gold Cased Small Seal With Bloodstone Base With Griffin & Crown Intaglio
A lovely early Jewellery made in the the Victorian era (1839-1901). gold cased A stone or metal plaque carved with an image (an intaglio) but with design reversed so that it is readable when impressed in wax.
with a shield shaped base set with a A dark green to dark bluish-green variety of Chalcedony that is splattered with red or brown spots that resemble blood. The extent of the marking varies depending on the stone. Spots are favoured over larger stripes and markings.. The An engraved stone, the opposite of a cameo, with a recessed design cut below the surface of the stone. Intaglio designs are common for signet rings and fob seals. is an Earl’s crest with a crown and griffin. It would look great worn with other pieces on a chain or on a bracelet.
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