Vintage Italian 18kt Cancer Zodiac Sign Charm/Pendant
A delightful Vintage zodiac charm from the 1960s era! Crafted in vibrant 18kt yellow gold, this fabulous piece depicts the image of a raised crab surrounded by three stars, representing the Western astrological zodiac sign Cancer (June 21 to July 22). The crab has detailed claws and legs, and its tubercles are represented with a lovely beaded pattern. The raised crab and star details have a bright polished finish, while the surrounding background has a lightly brushed surface, creating a beautiful contrast. The pendant was created in Italy by Bosio Livio & Geremia Giovanni in Bassano del Grappa between 1944 and 1968, as indicated by the marks on the otherwise smooth reverse side. The marks read "BG", 334VI", and "750". The charm hangs from a simple bail and a ring to attach it to a favorite chain. This charm would be a perfect gift for your favorite Cancer!
Measurements: The charm hangs approximately 1 1/6" long and measures slightly more than 11/16" wide and a little less than 1/16" in depth.
Condition: The charm is in excellent overall condition. Besides normal surface wear, there is no significant damage to the piece. There is a very minor indent along the reverse edge of the pendant, commensurate with age and wear, however, it is not visible when worn, nor does it negatively impact the charm's beauty or integrity.