Vintage 14kt Yellow Gold Evil Eye Charm/Pendant
Belief in the evil eye dates back to Classical antiquity and beliefs have always varied across different regions and periods. Today, many cultures and individuals wear, own, or carry talismans to ward off the curse of the evil eye. The symbol was sometimes incorporated into jewelry, allowing the wearer to always be protected.
A wonderful Vintage charm/pendant depicting the classic evil eye symbol! This charming piece is made of 14kt yellow gold and carries the shape of a flat disc with a cutout center. The piece has a textured, lined surface which fans out from the middle and carries along the entire front surface. Set within the almond shaped cutout is a small glass eyeball, completing the mysterious evil eye design. A bright blue splash within the clear glass depicts the iris, adding a pop of color to the fashionable piece. The back of the gold setting is smooth and stamped with a single small hallmark in the center. The piece hangs from a simple gold bail, making it easy to wear as a pendant or as an addition to a charm bracelet or necklace. A fun and collectable piece, it would make a fabulous addition to any collection!
Measurements: The charm/pendant hangs 7/8" long, has a diameter 5/8", and measures 1/4" at its thickest point.
Condition: The overall condition of the charm/pendant is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting or glass eyeball, which is intact. There is some minimal surface wear to the glass eyeball, however this is not noticeable when the piece is worn. The bail is secure and in good working condition.