This is a very rare antique, Art Nouveau Era, 14K yellow gold, 3D Heart Shaped Box charm that opens up to an enameled white orchid flower on the inside. This lovely heart box is very intricately detailed. The lid is designed with a 14K rose gold bow tie ribbon which adds to this charm’s beauty. This remarkable treasure was hand-crafted by A.J. Hedges & Co. jewelers who were located back in the day at 6 Maiden Lane in New York. A.J. Hedges were producers of beautiful enamel fine jewelry during the Art Nouveau era. They also had a factory at 90 Mechanic Street in Newark N.J., where they crafted jewelry out of. Their museum quality pieces are well sought after by collectors. This beautiful antique heart shaped box charm dates back to the turn of the century, circa 1905. It would make a wonderful gift for a loved one, as well as a remarkable addition to a charm bracelet or collection!
PRECIOUS METAL: 14K gold, electronically tested.
MEASUREMENTS: 13mm. high X 11.5mm. wide, approx. 1/2″ X 7/16″
WEIGHT: 3.0 grams
CONDITION: Excellent! Estate piece.
MARKINGS: Stamped with A.J. Hedges & Company’s unique 14 K logo hallmark on inside lid