This beautiful sterling silver propelling pencil is a fine collector's piece, and an all round exquisite example of Victorian craftsmanship.
With every inch intricately engraved and embossed in feminine floral detailing this full size pencil might have graced a Victorian lady's chatelaine or her writing desk. Fully functioning, she is as pretty as she is practical!
The top of this lovely silver pencil is set with an dark purple amethyst glass stone seal and a slider pushes up and down to retract the silver nozzle which unscrews to house 1mm size pencil lead. This lovely piece also has a fully detachable sliding collar that has a silver suspension ring so she is ready to attach to a long chain to match her character should you wish to wear her as a pendant!
Such a versatile piece, perfect for layering with other antique pendants or displayed on a desk this beautiful silver accessory will make a unique gift for a writer friend or loved one!
MATERIALS: sterling silver
GEMSTONES: paste (glass) amethyst
MEASUREMENTS: fully retracted it measures 4-1/2" (11.5cm) long, the suspension ring is 8mm diameter
HALLMARKS: none, we have acid tested and verified this piece is sterling silver throughout
WEIGHT: 13 grams
DATE: Victorian, circa 1890
CONDITION: in very, very good condition with the engraved detailing still crisp and fresh, it retracts with ease and the nozzle screws off to insert the pencil lead and screws back tightly. Please note the chain shown is not included.
At Mercy Madge we offer quality antique and vintage jewellery that is special and each piece is hand selected by us for you. We rarely come across two identical old treasures, once they are gone, they are truly gone! All of our jewellery is professionally cleaned and polished and ready for you to wear and enjoy.
SHIPPING - FREE SHIPPING worldwide, orders are despatched next business day and sent tracked and insured.
RETURNS - you can return your item for a full refund for any reason. Just get in touch within 3 days of receiving your order if you wish to do so.
DISCOUNT? - find special discount and no sales tax on our website at www.mercymadge.com
BUYING A GIFT? - all items will arrive gift wrapped in a Mercy Madge custom jewellery box.
LAYAWAY? - we offer a free layaway plan on any item over £150. A 25% deposit will secure and reserve the item for you with the balance due in 60 days. If you would like to place an item on layaway, please send us a message and we will assist in setting this up for you.
Materials: Sterling Silver, Amethyst.