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Art Deco "Red Letter Day" Charm

Art Deco "Red Letter Day" Charm



DATE: Art Deco, c.1920

Cool antique charm dating from the 1920s and formed as a red letter, signifying a red letter day. The term has its roots in classical antiquity, important days are indicated in red in a calendar dating from the Roman Republic (502-27 BC). Red ink continued to be used throughout the medieval period, with manuscripts often featuring initial capitals and important words highlighted in red. I can also remember by grandad writing his diary entires in red ink on special days... The charm's crafted in silver with red enamel and a white dot in the centre.


6.4 x 11.3mm (not including jump ring)




None, tests as silver


Good, an area of minor enamel loss along the top edge

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