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National token from South Wales to the Princess of Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown

National token from South Wales to the Princess of Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown


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National token from South Wales to the Princess of Wales, 1864. Creator: Unknown

National token from South Wales to the Princess of Wales, 1864. '...the badge and its casket...[were] manufactured by Messrs. Hunt and Roskell...The upper part of it, composed of emeralds, diamonds, and pearls, is shaped like a bouquet...The centre of the bow is transfixed with a diamond pin, from which the leek (the badge of Wales) is suspended by a gold chain. The leek is mounted on a ground of diamonds thrown out in high relief, and the leaves and bud are formed of emeralds of various tints...The whole is inclosed in a richly-wrought frame of gold and enamel in cinque-cento style, studded with diamonds and emeralds, to which there are three pendants with enamel pictures, in frames enriched with emeralds and diamonds. The centre pendant represents St. David, Archbishop of Caerleon, the patron saint of the Principality...The right-hand pendant represents the dragon of Wales, the banner and crest of the Principality...The pendant on the left side contains the arms of Wales in enamel...[At the centre of] the bracelet...is a fine emerald surrounded by diamonds, the circlet formed of leeks entwined with a scroll...The leaves and buds of the leeks are composed of emeralds, the bulbs of pearls, the fibres of gold set with fine brilliants'. From "Illustrated London News", 1864

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A Symbolic Token of Devotion: National token from South Wales to Princess Alexandra, Duchess of York (later Queen Alexandra), circa 1864. This exquisite piece was crafted by renowned jewelers Messrs. Hunt and Roskell, showcasing their mastery in combining precious stones with intricate design. The badge's upper part is shaped like a bouquet, featuring emeralds, diamonds, and pearls that seem to dance across the surface. At its center lies a diamond pin supporting the leek (the symbol of Wales), suspended by a gold chain on a bed of high-relief diamonds set amidst emerald hues. The entire piece is encased in an ornate frame adorned with enamel work, studded with diamonds and emeralds, featuring three pendants. The central pendant depicts St. David, the patron saint of Wales; the right-hand one represents the dragon emblem of Wales; while the left-side pendant displays the arms of Wales. The accompanying bracelet boasts a stunning centerpiece – an emerald surrounded by diamonds on a circlet formed from entwined leeks and scrolls adorned with pearls, gold, and fine brilliants. This magnificent token was presented to Princess Alexandra as a symbol of devotion from South Wales in 1864.

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