Wonderfully detailed vintage 14K yellow gold streetcar charm with Stanhope lens.
Put the Stanhope lens right up to your eye and you can see a microscopic illustration of the Golden Gate Bridge!
A Stanhope lens is a miniature convex lens used to view miniature photographic images. The use of Stanhope lenses in jewelry was popular in Victorian Sentimental jewelry. Most commonly images were of loved ones, religious prayers and destinations, however, sometimes images were of a more risqué nature.
Dimensions: 13 mm (L) x 5 mm (W) x 8 mm (D)
Material: 14K yellow gold, acid tested