Almond Nut Locket Victorian Love Charm

This is one of my favorite charms and rarely found with both of the almond halves intact and included inside. It’s a Victorian love charm with double meanings; it can signify the equivalent of ‘2 peas in a pod’ two souls together and the sweetness of almonds or it can have a must more risque […]

Sterling Silver Satyr Devil Nude Women Relief Pendant

Look at this pendant quickly – what do you see?  A man’s portrait? Three women? Something abstract? Check this Mephisto Metamorphic Illusion Pendant listing for more images of this charm. This is one of the Victorian puzzle charms, an early Rorschach test, and a way to be a little crazy in public. This example is […]

Aladdin Genie Roman Lamp Pendant Charm

This is a British version of the American ‘Lite-a-Charm’, very popular in the 1950-70’s. Check our Vintage Catalog section for many versions of lamp charms. When hearing aids and watches started using these small batteries, jewelers jumped on it make lighting charms – and this one still works! Check the full listing (along with more images […]

Sterling Puffy Heart Charm with Rock Crystal and Opening Clasp

Let me start by saying this is a lovely charm, a very desirable charm, it is a charm I would love to own. This is not, however, a pool of light charm… It may even be rock crystal, although it is far more likely to be crystal glass, but Pools of Light are globes of rock […]

Rare Florence, Italy Silver 3D Charm – Rape of the Sabine Woman

One of the rarest charms, the statue of the Rape of the Sabine Women was an incident in Roman mythology in which the men of Rome committed a mass abduction of young women from the other cities in the region. The statue, created by Giambologna, stands in the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence. This would make a prime charm for a Florence or […]