Masonic Orb Pendant
I would really like to know more about this Masonic ball and it's decorative cover (Masonic Orb Pendant or Fob)?
The Golden Ball measures 2Cms in diameter & when you shake it, it makes a ringing sound.
The Ornate Cover with the Masonic Symbols appears either to be pewter or Silver (I have not had it tested).
It is not by any means a flimsy item and weighs approx. 21.16 Grams
Simon: This is an intricate and quality made piece. It is called a Masonic Ball or Masonic Orb or Masonic fob pendant.
There are many different variations of them with different Masonic symbols on them.
Some Freemasons wear them around their neck and others attach them to their apron case. In yesteryears, it was attached as a watch fob to a pocketwatch. Hence, it's many different names.
If you wish to sell it, you can usually see some comparable pieces on E-Bay. Some are old/antique and some are of newer origin.
If you wish to keep it, you may wish to take it to a jeweler and have it appraised.
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Thanks for writing, Valerie! Great pictures! Good close up pictures really help other people understand exactly what your Masonic jewelry looks like.
Hope this was helpful.