Such a sweet charm, this vintage gold, enamel and pearl abacus charm symbolises Elizabeth Barrett Browning's famous sonnet 'How do I love thee?' (Sonnet 43). As the sonnet says 'How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.' And if you need a little help counting all the ways you adore your signifcant other you can use the tiny pearl abacus beads for help!
The charm has wonderful detailing throughout and is made of 9ct gold with British hallmarks for the maker 'C&F', 9ct gold, Birmingham and the date letter 'z' for 1974. There is even a tiny blackboard made out of enamel that reads 'I love you' too.
The abacus measures approx 15mm tall (not including the jump ring) by approx 12.6mm wide by approx by approx 2.3mm deep and weighs approx 1.65g in total.
Condition - The charm is in good vintage condition with some signs of age and wear, including some light wear to the gold, pearls and enamel. The jump ring is currently pushed closed. Please see photos.
*Please note the chain and box pictured are not included in the sale but the charm will be shipped in a new presentation box and pouch*
Vintage 1974 9ct gold, enamel and pearl moving I love you abacus charm
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