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Victorian Gold Watch Fob, Citrine Watch Fob, Watch Fob Charm, 10K Gold
Located in McLeansville, NC
A Victorian 10 karat yellow gold citrine intaglio watch fob charm. This mini charm features an ornately engraved watch fob charm with a bezel set, oval cut citrine intaglio on the ba...
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Antique Early 1900s Victorian More Jewelry

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Citrine, Gold, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Yellow Gold Watch Fob
Located in Palm Desert, CA
Victorian 14 Karat Watch Fob with Sliding Station. The unique ladies watch fob features a 48" long curb link chain with a sliding station adored with two 2mm round garnets, three 2mm...
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Antique 1880s English Victorian Pocket Watches

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Garnet, Pearl, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 14K Gold Fob Watch Chain
Located in New York, NY
A victorian 14K gold watch chain worn with a watch on one end, carrying a fob on the other. Of gold round and two sizes of rectangular links, ribbed and etched in an aesthetic taste....
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Chain Necklaces

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14k Gold

Victorian Chalcedony Gold Fob
Located in Lexington, KY
This is a beautiful example of a fob. The chalcedony on the bottom is in pristine condition. The deep scroll work is as beautiful today as it was when it was made. It looks like it ...
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Antique 1890s British Late Victorian More Jewelry

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Chalcedony, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

14 Karat Gold Black Jet Pocket Watch Chain Fob
Located in Wallkill, NY
1880's to 1890's Jet Watch Chain Fob. Lovely piece in lovely condition. 16.08 mm in diameter on Ball, 16.28 mm long on Black Links. 124.85 mm or 4.91 in long. This is out of our mass...
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Antique 1890s Victorian More Jewelry

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14k Gold

Antique Victorian 9 Karat Gold Horse Pocket Watch Locket Fob Pendant
Located in Vilnius, LT
It is a lovely Victorian charm pendant depicting a horse. This pocket watch fob is crafted in 9K slightly yellow gold. The piece is detailed and highly ornamented. The fob is a rar...
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Early 20th Century French Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold, 9k Gold

Victorian 10KT Yellow Gold Citrine Watch Fob Charm
Located in McLeansville, NC
A victorian 10 karat yellow gold citrine watch fob charm. This antique charm features an oval cut citrine set in an engraved foliate bezel suspended from a scroll motif with a thin b...
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Antique Early 1900s Victorian More Jewelry

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Citrine, Gold, 10k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian Antique Rose Cut Diamond Fob Watch circa 1880s
Located in London, GB
A charming Victorian diamond set fob watch c.1880s, the diminutive watch measuring just 2.1cm in diameter, the white dial with black numbers surrounded by a border of tiny gold dots,...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Pocket Watches

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Diamond, Gold, Silver

18 Karat Gold Victorian Period Ladies Fob or Pocket Watch
Located in Carlisle, GB
Swiss 18ct cylinder fob watch, gilt frosted bar movement, the gilded dial with a matt centre, Roman numerals and blued steel hands, engine turned case, no. 4322, 34.3gm, 37mm; with t...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Pocket Watches

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18k Gold

Antique Victorian 14 Karat Gold Carnelian Pocket Watch Key Fob Pendant
Located in Vilnius, LT
It is a lovely Victorian pocket watch key fob charm pendant crafted in 14K yellow gold. It features rectangle carnelian which is set in highly ornamented frames. Weight: 14g Size: ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, Gold

1890's Victorian Bloodstone 14 Karat Yellow Gold Antique Fob Pendant Charm
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fob is designed as two pierced chestnut forms - mirrored and pyramidal. Topping a rectangular base bezel set with a elongated cushion tablet of bloodstone. Translucent bluish-green b...
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Antique 1890s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 9 Karat Gold Carnelian Pocket Watch Key Fob / Pendant
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful piece weighs 3.4 grams and measured 45mm tall unmarked but tested. It is a pre-owned condition with some dents, cracks and tiny scratches on the gold metal case as sh...
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Antique 1880s British Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, 9k Gold

Victorian Jade 18 Karat Yellow Gold Love Knot Snake Fob Pendant
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fob pendant is designed as four swirling gold snakes with engraved scale pattern. Featuring a bezel set jade double cabochon measuring 15.0 x 20.0 mm. Translucent medium green with d...
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Antique 1880s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Jade, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian 14K Yellow Gold Link Chain Watch Fob Necklace
Located in Great Neck, NY
Beautiful Antique Victorian 14K Yellow Gold Link Chain Watch Fob Necklace - 18 inches. This beautiful necklace is crafted in 14k yellow gold. The necklace is 18 inches long and has a...
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Antique 1890s Unknown Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Watch Key Fob 9k Yellow Gold Charm Pendant Coral Jewelry
Located in Torrance, CA
Finely detailed antique Victorian watch key fob crafted in 9k yellow gold. Natural coral measures 5mm (in good condition and free of cracks or chips). The decorative watch fob f...
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Antique Late 19th Century Unknown Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Coral, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Graduated Curblink Necklace 9k Gold Tassel Watch Fob
Located in Torrance, CA
Stylish and finely detailed antique Victorian curb link chain necklace crafted in 9k rose gold (circa 1880s to 1900s). The hefty curb link necklace weighs 34.7 grams and features ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Victorian Chain Necklaces

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9k Gold, Rose Gold

14 Karat Gold Diamond Pocket Victorian Watch Chain Fob Pendant
Located in Wallkill, NY
14K Gold Victorian Watch Chain. Chain Measuring 6 in. long with a Gold Knot that has a center rose cut diamond. The knot measuring .80" and has both brushed and a smooth Yellow and R...
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Antique 1870s Victorian More Jewelry

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Diamond, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian White Agate Intaglio 14 Karat Gold Demosthenes Athenian Fob Pendant
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fob pendant is designed with towering architecture pierced with a stylized tulip motif Featuring an oval agate intaglio measuring approximately 23.5 x 19.0 mm Translucent white and...
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Antique 1880s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Agate, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

Antique Victorian 14 Karat Gold Heliotrope Figural Dog Watch Fob Seal Pendant
Located in Vilnius, LT
This is an exceptional Victorian watch fob seal pendant depicting a greyhound dog. It is crafted in 14K gold. The piece features green oval bloodstone (8.00ct) engraved with stylised...
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Early 20th Century English Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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14k Gold

Victorian Amethyst 14 Karat Yellow Gold Long Scrolling Fob Station Chain Antique
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Comprised of stylized grooved cable links with milgrain edges featuring stations of bezel set amethyst. Oval, pear, and rectangular cuts ranging in size - transparent deeply saturate...
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Antique 1890s Victorian Multi-Strand Necklaces

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Amethyst, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 9 Karat Gold Green Agate Antique Watch Fob Pendant
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful and small piece is measured 22mm long 14mm wide and weigh 3.6 grams. It is in good pre-owned condition. Please study the images carefully as form part of the descript...
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Antique 1880s British Pendant Necklaces

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Agate, 9k Gold

Antique Victorian Gold and Enamel Watch Chain with Slides and a Fob Seal
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very fine Victorian 14k gold and enamel watch chain with slides and a fob seal. Comprised of a 14k gold rope chain with a decorative enameled gold slide and caps. A seal is atta...
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Antique 19th Century Unknown Victorian Pocket Watches

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Gold, Enamel

Victorian Gold Filled Sardonyx and Bloodstone Pocket Watch Key / Fob Pendant
Located in Carlisle, GB
This stunning stone set swivel fob with watch key. For watch chain or pendant. Set with a polished bloodstone on one side and a sardonyx on the other side. It measured 40mm long as a...
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Antique 1880s British Pendant Necklaces

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Onyx, Gold-filled

Antique Victorian Gold Six Fob Bracelet
Located in Stamford, CT
Victorian and Georgian fobs , all intricately engraved, are connected to a 15Kt wrist chain, making an original, antique charm bracelet. Each large and dramatic charm is different fr...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Charm Bracelets

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Agate, Carnelian, 15k Gold

Victorian Bloodstone and Sardonyx 9 Carat Gold Locket Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
This classic 9ct gold fob holds a sardonyx and bloodstone but the unusual element is that it is actually a locket! As you can see the locket opens and reveals a secret compartment to...
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Antique 1880s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold

Carnelian Watch Fob Set
Located in New York, NY
Striking antique watch fob set distinctly designed in a mixture of 14 karat yellow and rose gold. The fob and the matching key with bezel cut vibrant colored carnelian stones. Each...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Pocket Watches

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Carnelian, 14k Gold

Victorian Smoky Quartz Intaglio 14 Karat Gold Neoclassical Fob Pendant
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Fob pendant is designed as a tiered form; deeply ridged throughout Bezel set with an oval mixed cut smoky quartz intaglio measuring approximately 17.5 x 15.5 mm Deeply engraved to ...
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Antique Early 1900s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Quartz, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 18 Karat Gold and Diamonds Ladies Fob / Brooch Watch
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful 22mm diameter gold / diamonds brooch fob watch is in good working used condition. And it is ticking well. Visible signs of ageing and wear with very light tiny dents ...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Pocket Watches

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White Diamond, Diamond, 18k Gold, Enamel, Gold

VIctorian Owl Fob Pendant Set with Agate in Gold
Located in London, GB
An exquisite Victorian hand carved owl fob pendant from the mid Victorian era. Beautifully made with gold beveled edge collet the owl head is realistically carved from natural agat...
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Antique 1890s British Late Victorian More Jewelry

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Agate, Gold

Antique Gold Watch Key Fob Bracelet
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1800 to 1860s Mostly all Gold Watch Keys, attached from a 14k Yellow Gold Link Bracelet with an unusual Clutching Hand lock. some Keys set with Agate and other stones. Most of ...
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Antique 1850s Unknown Victorian Charm Bracelets

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Gold

Victorian Amethyst 14 Karat Yellow Gold Buffalo Intaglio Antique Fob Pendant
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Designed as a highly rendered buffalo with textured fur and curling tail. Atop a domed cushion shaped form - ridged with gold beading. Base features a 19.0 x 24.0 mm cushion shaped a...
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Antique 1860s Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Amethyst, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Victorian 12K Gold Cased and Carnelian Fob with Intaglio Portrait
Located in Venice, CA
Originally a watch fob, this unique Victorian era antique can also be worn as a fashionable pendant. The fob is 12k gold-cased and features a carnelian gemstone, carved with an intag...
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Antique 1860s European Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, Yellow Gold, Gold, Gold-filled

Antique Victorian Bloodstone Seal Fob, Gold Plated
Located in NEWARK, GB
A handsome antique, Victorian gold plated and bloodstone seal fob. It is a decorative seal with engraved scrolling arches and a smooth polished bloodstone matrix. The seal fob is m...
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold Plate

Antique Watch Fobs Gold Charm Bracelet Fine Estate Jewelry
Located in Montreal, QC
Fabulous Victorian gold charm bracelet with 5 antique watch fobs. Comprising of 2 swivel fobs (9ct; English), one set with a Carnelian and the other, a blood stone, a crown set with ...
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Antique 1890s Victorian Charm Bracelets

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Carnelian, Citrine, Pearl, Gold, 9k Gold

Victorian 9 Carat Gold Albert Chain with Spinning Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
This chunky albert chain has scalloped edge links and hammered links connecting them. On one end there is a dog clip and the other holds a spinning fob set with carnelian and bloodst...
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Antique 1880s British Victorian More Jewelry

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Gold

Early Victorian, Gold Filled & Amethyst Intaglio Fob
Located in Brisbane, QLD
This beautiful 19th Century fob features an oval amethyst intaglio seal with initials inscribed into it. The piece dates to circa 1840, is gold filled, and depicts a small hare or ra...
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Antique 19th Century English Early Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Amethyst, Gold, Gold-filled

Victorian Bloodstone and Carnelian 9 Carat Gold Locket Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
This classic 9ct gold fob holds a carnelian and bloodstone but the unusual element is that it is actually a locket! As you can see the locket opens and reveals a secret compartment t...
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Antique 1880s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, Gold

Victorian Agate and 9 Carat Gold Swivel Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
This gorgeous green marbles agate is full of detail. The frame has scroll detail and also has a shamrock under the loop. Fully hallmarked Dublin 1847. Stone Diameter: 18mm Weight: ...
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Antique 1840s British Victorian More Jewelry

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Agate, Gold

Antique 9k gold Citrine spinning fob, Victorian
Located in NEWARK, GB
A beautiful antique, late Victorian spinning fob. This seal fob has an elaborately engraved and ornate 9kt gold arch fitting which suspends a large lemony yellow faceted citrine sto...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Citrine, 9k Gold, Yellow Gold

  • Antique 9k gold Citrine spinning fob, Victorian
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W 1.02 in. L 1.28 in.
Victorian 9 Carat Rose Gold Albert Chain or Necklace with Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
This gorgeous chain is made up of fetter links. This chain also holds two dog clips and a fob set with bloodstone and carnelian. Modelled in 9ct rose gold. Length: 31cm Width: 6mm ...
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Antique 1880s British Victorian More Bracelets

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9k Gold, Rose Gold, Gold

Victorian Novelty Bicycling Fob Chain
Located in New York, NY
Victorian Novelty Bicycling Fob Chain from the late 19th Century. Victorians became obsessed with the sport of bicycling which helped spawn an industry of novelty items geared to the...
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Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian More Jewelry

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Gilt Metal, Gold-filled, Silver Plate

Antique Victorian Pink Paste Gold Cased Trumpet Watch Key Fob Pendant Charm
Located in Carlisle, GB
This ornate Gold Antique Victorian Watch Key Pendant features a dark pink Paste on the base and wonderful detailing throughout, modelled in finely engraved and carefully carved Gold ...
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Antique 1880s British Pendant Necklaces

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Gold

Antique 9ct Gold Pocket Watch Double Albert Chain and Fob
Located in St Helens, GB
A stunning quality late Victorian era double albert pocket watch chain. Solid 9 carat rose gold example with graduated curb links throughout. Complete with tbar and two dog clip clas...
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20th Century British Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Gold

Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Long Fob Chain Necklace
Located in New York, NY
Antique Victorian 18k gold chain necklace, with attachment for a fob. Necklace is 61" long and 6mm wide. Marked 18 and Gold punch mark. Weight - 35.4 grams.
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Chain Necklaces

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Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Smokey Quartz Spinning Fob in 9ct Yellow Gold
Located in Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
An original Victorian Smokey Quartz fob pendant. This great quality and crisp triple sided, faceted Smokey Quartz gemstone is mounted in decorative 9ct Yellow Gold. The Gold setting ...
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Antique 1850s British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Quartz, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Spinning Fob 14k Yellow Gold Carnelian Charm Pendant Jewelry
Located in Torrance, CA
Lovely antique Victorian fob (circa 1880s to 1900s) crafted in 14 karat yellow gold. The beautifully detailed antique fob was originally worn by a gentleman with a pocket watch, a ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Unknown Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Carnelian, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 18 Carat Gold Ladies Pocket Fob Watch, Working
Located in St Helens, GB
A fine antique fob pocket watch. Solid 18 carat gold example with floral engraving throughout the piece. Complete with fine gilt dial. Condition ; Very good. Clean and crisp des...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Pocket Watches

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Gold

18K Gold Victorian Period Ladies Fob / Pocket Watch Signed by John Neal, London
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful antique key-wind gold pocket watch is working and it is ticking well. The metal ring or Loop is different colour to the watch case as shown. This watch is measured app...
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Antique 1880s Swiss Pocket Watches

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18k Gold

Antique Victorian Blue Paste Gold Cased Trumpet Watch Key Fob Pendant Charm
Located in Carlisle, GB
This ornate Antique Victorian Watch Key Pendant features a light blue Paste on the base and wonderful detailing throughout, modelled in finely engraved and carefully carved Gold case...
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Antique 1880s British Pendant Necklaces

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Gold Plate

Victorian Carnelian, Bloodstone and Onyx Triple Swivel Fob
Located in Chipping Campden, GB
An elaborate Victorian fob pendant. Containing three oval sides of carnelian, bloodstone and onyx forming a triple side swivelling fob. Which is pivoted beneath a decorative arch an...
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Antique 1890s Unknown Late Victorian More Jewelry

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Onyx, Carnelian, 9k Gold

Victorian Antique Agate Fob in 18ct Yellow Gold
Located in Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Traditionally found attached to a gentleman's watch chain, which are still worn to this day or hung from a chain as a necklace. This unique antique quality 18ct Yellow Gold fob penda...
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian More Jewelry

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Yellow Gold

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H 1.03 in. W 0.79 in. D 0.71 in.
Victorian 14 Karat Gold Fob Seal Pendant with Griffins
Located in Brisbane, QLD
A really intricate and beautifully crafted fob seal pendant from the Victorian period. The piece is crafted from 14 karat yellow gold however is unmarked. The hollow pendant is craft...
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Antique 19th Century Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique 9k Yellow Gold Fancy Link Albert Chain, Watch Chain, Horseshoe Fob
Located in NEWARK, GB
An impeccable antique Victorian era 9kt yellow gold Albert chain or watch chain. This Albert is a single Albert chain crafted from special fancy engraved gold links, the links are v...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian More Jewelry

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10k Gold, 9k Gold, Yellow Gold

Impressive 14 Carat Yellow Gold Fancy Link Watch Chain and Fob
Located in St Helens, GB
A superb Victorian era piece. Solid 14 carat yellow gold. Designed with a fancy fob seal with plain base. Floral design. Complete with long multi row drop. Dog clip set to the top. ...
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Necklace Enhancers

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Yellow Gold

Victorian 15 Kt Gold Fob Collection on Split Ring
Located in Stamford, CT
Four Victorian 15 Kt Gold Fobs , lush with engraving and texture will come on their original split ring. All are c. 1860. Two fobs have bloodstone at bottom. They are tactile and lik...
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Antique 1860s British George V Pendant Necklaces

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Agate, Gold, 15k Gold

Early Victorian 9 Carat Rose Gold Lion Passant Intaglio Fob Seal Pendant
Located in St Helens, GB
A superb Victorian era piece. Solid 9 carat rose gold. Designed with a fine lion passant intaglio to the base. CONDITION ; Excellent. Crisp gold section, issue free. Crisp intaglio....
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Antique 19th Century British Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Rose Gold

Victorian Gunmetal Double Skeleton Key Fob Pendant with Hidden Tools
Located in Narberth, PA
A very rare and special find from the Victorian era (ca1880)! French in origin, this unusual pendant is crafted in gunmetal with 18kt rose gold accents, creating quite a striking mix...
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Antique 1880s Unknown Victorian More Jewelry

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, Mixed Metal

14 Karat Gold Amethyst Pendant Fob 28 Carats Double Sided Swivel Fob
Located in Wallkill, NY
Antique 14K Gold Amethyst Pendant Fob -28 Carats Double Sided. Wonderful scrollwork surrounding the amethyst. You can wear it either way. Measures 1.56" top to bottom x 1.46" wide. ...
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Antique 1870s Unknown Late Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Amethyst, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Victorian Gold Chain Fob with Diamond Set in Quartz
Located in New York, NY
An extra long antique gold chain with a detachable victorian aesthetic movement pendant with diamonds and quartz, The chain is 14 K and the pendant is 10 K . The chain and the pend...
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Antique 1890s French Late Victorian Pendant Necklaces

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Diamond, Quartz, 14k Gold, Gold

Very Fine and Rare 18 Karat Gold Antique Pocket / Fob Watch
Located in Carlisle, GB
This beautiful small 21mm diameter gold fob watch is in good working condition and it has been serviced and runs well. this watch weighed 17.4 grams Please study the images careful...
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Antique 1860s French Early Victorian Pocket Watches

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Gold, 18k Gold, Enamel

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Victorian Gold Fob Watch For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate victorian gold fob watch for your needs in our varied inventory. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using Gold, 18k Gold and 9k Gold. You’re likely to find the perfect victorian gold fob watch among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 19th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 20th Century. Creating a victorian gold fob watch has been a part of the legacy of many jewelers, but those produced by Glorious Antique Jewelry are consistently popular. A victorian gold fob watch can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 25 Carnelian versions can add an especially stylish touch. See these pages for an oval cut iteration of this accessory, while there are also uncut cut and cabochon cut versions available here, too. When shopping for a victorian gold fob watch, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for unisex or men today than there are for women.

How Much is a Victorian Gold Fob Watch?

The price for a victorian gold fob watch starts at $254 and tops out at $8,500 with these more-jewelry-watches, on average, selling for $1,345.

A Close Look at victorian Jewelry

The reign of Queen Victoria encapsulates a quickly evolving period of history — and jewelry styles were no exception. No single period has seen such a diverse group of jewelry attributed to it than the Victorian era. Today, there is a vast collection of authentic Victorian jewelry and watches on 1stDibs.

Victorian jewelry is named after Queen Victoria, whose reign lasted from 1837 to 1901, making her the second longest-ruling monarch. (She was surpassed by Queen Elizabeth II in 2015.) During this time, different styles of fashion and jewelry came and went. Thanks to our fascination with royalty and swoon-worthy melodramas like Netflix’s The Crown — which is rife with evocative fashion, jewelry and interiors — and the 2017 feature film Victoria & Abdul, we are all familiar with her story. After the death of Victoria’s father and three childless uncles, she ascended to the throne at age 18. In 1840, Queen Victoria married the love of her life, her first cousin Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Queen Victoria loved serpentine jewels, and she had even more power to shape trends than Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle do today. The British monarch’s best-known piece in this mold is the gold coiled-snake engagement ring she received from Prince Albert — the sinuous reptile was considered a symbol of everlasting love.

The Queen's 63-year reign has been divided by historians into the Romantic period, the early happy years, circa 1837–60; the Grand period, marked by the deaths of the Queen’s mother and husband, circa 1860–80; and the late Victorian or Aesthetic period, which lasted from about 1880 until 1901 and ushered in the Belle Epoque. Queen Victoria wore her heart on her sleeve, and her fashion and jewelry reflected her emotions.

Romantic period jewelry, which featured common decorative motifs and was embellished with seed pearls, coral and turquoise, was a celebration of the young monarch’s love. Everything changed with the death of Prince Albert, and the Grand period is is most often associated with mourning jewelry. Jewelry was smaller, lighter and more dainty during the late Victorian period. During this era, diamonds came into fashion, and semiprecious gems such as amethysts and opals became prevalent, too. Using gemstones for their natural beauty and not their worth was something that jewelers of the era felt passionate about, and this ideology would really become relevant in Art Nouveau jewelry.

On 1stDibs, explore the most extraordinary original Victorian jewelry — from rings, necklaces and brooches to a range of other accessories.