Antique WW1 “Touch Wud” Lucky Charm Pendant
DATE: Edwardian Period, c.1914
This antique pendant is known as a "Touch Wud" (or touch wood) charm, and it was made as a good luck token for soldiers fighting in the first World War. The fittings are modelled in sterling silver, and the eyes are set with little red paste stones. On the back of the wooden bead the words "TOUCH WUD" can still just about be made out.
Red Paste stones
20 x 19mm
Stamped SILVER 925 (for sterling silver)
Very good, some light wear commensurate with age and use