SOLID 9 CT GOLD SMALL VINTAGE CAMEO SWIVEL FOB NECKLACE
MADE TO ORDER
Ferian jewellery takes its cue from the origins of symbolic jewellery. Swivel fobs became fashionable in the 19th century as decorative attachments to a gentleman’s watch. The ‘swivel’ was often engraved with a motto or crest used to imprint the motif in a wax seal, ensuring letters remained private and tamper proof.
The vintage Wedgwood Jasperware cameos date from the 1950s-80s and are cast in solid 9 carat gold cast and assembled by hand in London. The fob rotates on signature Ferian pins and is engraved on the reverse with the Ferin flags. Finished with a simple Italian 9 carat gold belcher chain.
Any cameo from the Round Vintage Cameo Signet Ring collection can be set in this style on request.
Cameo including setting: 15.5 mm
Pin to Pin:2.3 cm
Top of chain post to base of cameo:2.2cm
Chain width: 1.3 cm
Chain length: 48cm
Sits approximately 7.5cm under collarbone
Please note this product is not manufactured or authorised by Wedgwood but is a Ferian product incorporating an original Wedgwood cameo.
Ferian's designer Leonie Branston has a special interest in preserving and reframing British crafts so they can be enjoyed and appreciated by a contemporary audience. At Ferian we are particularly drawn to the vintage Wedgwood cameos dating from the 1950s-80s featuring heraldry, nature and nautical motifs for use in our jewellery.
Abolitionist, potter, entrepreneur, Josiah Wedgwood revolutionised ceramics. His pioneering spirit transformed a cottage industry into an art form, and his legacy is internationally renowned today. Founded in the 1770s the elegant designs were influenced by classicism, but his pottery though decorative was functional, durable and made to be enjoyed and used by generations. The signature fine matt porcelain — known as Jasperware, was developed after over 10,000 experiments. Many unique colours were created; Dark blue, Portland blue, Lilac and Sage green, but by far the most famous is the Pale blue, a tone recognisable around the world today. The patterned bas-relief motifs were delicately applied by hand then kiln fired.
The Stoke-on-Trent pottery is now a museum, owned by the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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