May 22nd 2017
Part of what makes collecting charms a fulfilling hobby is knowing that they retain their value and can be passed down to future generations. You need only watch an episode of Antiques Road Show to see how tiny amulets, lockets and charms from the past are treasured by grandchildren, and great grandchildren, of the original owners and how the value usually increases. Charmco’s charms are of the highest quality 14K gold and are made with precious and semi-precious stones which never go out of style. In this week’s blog, we’ll will look at some of the heirloom quality lockets and charms that we have to offer.
This gorgeous charm has an amethyst, the birthstone for February, finely engraved image of a man’s helmeted head. The setting of this stone is a made up of classically-styled curly metal details. This carved gem is sure to stand the test of time and become a cherished heirloom.
Enjoy the captured beauty of cut gemstones in a shaker. These see-through shakers contain cut amethysts, emeralds, or sapphires. It is hard to say which is more beautiful, as it comes down to personal choice. The gems are cut to show off their natural beauty and the casing is oval or round and a classic charm to treasure.
This classically designed charm embodies the Art Nouveau style, with its organic curves and use of flowers and natural stones. The circular locket has a yellow patina and the flower is set off by a trio of diamonds. This is surely a charm that can be treasured and handed down to a favorite niece or granddaughter and future generations. High quality craftsmanship ensures its longevity.
The exquisite elements of this charm keep coming. This 14K seal has floral and nature motifs on the upright part that are typical of an Art Nouveau peace. The bottom of the charm flares out to encase a carved citrine stone. The stone is carved with birds and a ship. This is definitely one piece you’ll want to get soldered onto your bracelet so you don’t lose it! It’s a keeper!
Taking from the tradition of fobs, which goes back to mens’ pocket watches, this fob is a gorgeous amethyst in a gold setting that renders it more grand than any other fob. The stone is set horizontally and the setting rises above it like a crown. The 14K gold setting is textured with a fine pattern that makes is sparkle and the setting that is around the stone is wave-like in it’s pattern and adds a softness to the entire piece.
When you are looking for a gift that will mean something to generations of your family, shop Charmco. Our charms are the highest quality and will last so you can give them to your children or grandchildren, after you’ve enjoyed them on your charm bracelet or necklace.