This is a Victorian seal fob, which is made of 18 carat gold and set with a shield-shaped amethyst. The item is not hallmarked but tests as 18 carat. The fob has 8 sides, and every alternate side is engraved with a floral design. Around the base it is decoarted with scrollwork. The seal is 2.4cm high, and the amethyst base is 1.2cm long and 1cm wide. The item weighs 2.72 grams and is in very good condition.