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Rare Antique French Gold Spinner Enamel Charm

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This rare antique french spinner charm is based on an age old game originating in France called "Effeuiller la Marguerite" or "he loves me/he loves me not".  It features a lovely little enameled daisy with a symbolic petal falling off. The angled panels on read:

- Il m'aime = He loves me 

- Un peu = a little

- Beaucoup = a lot

- Passionnement = passionately

- Pas du tout = not at all

This charm is 9k gold and is stamped "G.V. & Co" for Gourdel, Vales & Co, which started in Paris in 1827 and opened their London headquarters in 1857. This charm dates to the early 1900s.

This charm measures 23.2 mm tall (not including the bail) x 10mm at its widest point and weighs 2.2g.

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