latest obsession: vintage watch fobs

2016-03-20 14.09.04Dating back to the Victorian times, watch fobs gained popularity as an accessory to the pocket watch. Serving in mainly a decorative role, the fob jazzed up a typical pocket watch by adding a bit of bling and symbol of membership or achievement. The fob hung from the chain that was attached to a jacket or hung from a vest pocket, and many were engraved with initials and dated on the back.

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Now many jewelry artists (like me) are using them as the focal piece in creations due to the fascinating history behind each piece.

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custom vintage watch fob necklace (and the beginning of my obsession)

If you want more information on watch fobs, check out this article on eBay.

Christine Stoll
I make jewelry. I love vintage. Pink frosting makes me happy.

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