Ornate Georgian Watch Key, Gold-cased

Ornate Georgian Watch Key, Gold-cased

$179.00

Shipping to United States: Free
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If you love watch keys as much as I do, then take a closer look at this very rare gold-cased Georgian beauty from the early 1800s.

Originally these keys were made to wind up pocket watches or small ornamental clocks. They were worn traditionally on a pocket watch chain or chatelaine attached to a waist coat or dress.

This gorgeous example is carved with intricate scrollwork on all sides. In some instances, there was a bloodstone or carnelian inset, but I believe this beauty was designed without.

The key is in excellent condition--entirely gold cased from top to key shaft. The carved metal loop at the top rotates, so it can be easily worn as a charm on a chain, or attached to a large clasp.

Style Tips:
I suggest wearing this watch key on a shorter vintage or modern chain, inside a v-neck top or collared shirt. To keep it chic and easy, mix it up with other chains, metals and eras. Take a look at my pictures for reference.

Design Details:
* 1.25 inches long
* Gold cased
* Open center
* Rotating carved loop

For the Antik By SPJ collection, I take great care to find very special antique and vintage jewelry pieces and components that are of exceptional quality. It’s my passion to revive their beauty and craftsmanship in a relevant, chic way.

But they do show gentle signs of their age and history. And they deserve to be treated with care and love. Each piece is unique and tells its own story, and unless noted, cannot be altered.

Please reach out with any questions. I'm always happy to hear from you.

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Shipping from United States

We'll try to get your SPJ piece to you within 7 days. If we need more time, we'll let you know when you place your order.

To insure and track each piece, we ship via Priority Mail throughout the United Staes. Lucky you, domestic shipping is free!

For international orders to Europe and Canada, we use Priority Mail International. It lets us track and insure your package--and to date, has been the most reliable service for the least cost. Delivery times run between 6-14 business days, depending on destination.

PLEASE NOTE: We declare the full value of the item on the customs form, so you may be charged a customs fee upon delivery.

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Returns and exchange details

Of course we want everyone to love their SPJ pieces. But we understand that people change their minds...

So, we're happy to issue a store credit for any returned pieces within 14 days. You will need to pay for return shipping.

If your SPJ piece has been damaged during shipping, please return it within 7 days and we will try to repair or replace it if possible.

Additional

Jewelry is very personal. So if you see a piece of SPJ that you love, but wish it were longer or shorter or maybe bright blue...ask us.

When possible, we're happy to customize a piece for you.