Charm

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1870-1900

GUSN

GUSN-101566

Description

This gold charm is comprised of a revolving disk set in a U-shaped support. The disk is enameled in blue with the letters "I/LV/YU" on one side and "OE/O" on the other, so that when spun it reads "I LOVE YOU". Hanging beneath the central disk is a small gold heart-shaped charm set with a colorless stone on front and engraved with monogram on reverse. Both disk and charm are attached to a gold ring.

Details

Descriptive Terms

charms
glass (material)
gold (metal)
enamel (fused coating)
Charm

Inscription

Revolving charm front: "I / L V / Y U" Revolving charm back: "O E / O" Heart charm back: "CPL" (Enameled and engraved)

Additional Identification Number

1015

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7/8 in x 1/8 in (WxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1950.12

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