In the UK, where badgers are believed to have resided for more than 300,000 years, the Protection of Badgers Act 1992 and schedule 6 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 both seek safeguard their future. Their name is believed to be a derivative of ‘bêcheur’, French for ‘digger’, and a badger's sett is a complex tunnel system, with a number of different chambers and multiple entrances, that can be centuries old.
Sterling silver charm. 15mm nose to tail.
Edwardian Bather Charm ANTIQUE
I am delighted to have the opportunity to offer for sale this rare French risqué slider charm. Made in France in the early 1900s, this beautifully enamelled, gilded 900 silver charm features a demure bather who is...
Pair of Edwardian Baby and Child Charms ANTIQUE
These exquisite and unusual charms by the same maker feature on one a cute, cheeky baby and on the other a sweet child dressed in blue. Made during the Edwardian...
David Andersen Cat Charm VINTAGE
This rare vintage charm, made by Norwegian jewellery company David Andersen, depicts a sweet black cat dancing on a red brick wall against a blue starry sky. The pendant is hexagon shaped...
London Palladium Theatre Charm VINTAGE
A spectacular and rare charm celebrating the London Palladium Theatre and its famous revolving stage (subsequently removed to make way for newer technology). The dancer and the red enamelled letters rotate...