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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