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A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960

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This lovely French medal pendant was made by Augis. It weighs 3gr and measures 28,3 x 20,43 mm(the bale is included in the high). The plus is set with a rose cut diamond and the minus with 2 rectangular synthetic rubies. The medal is signed A.A for Alphonse Augis on the right. The rim has also a nice geometric design and change with the traditional medal. It is made in rose and yellow 18kt gold.

It is wrote in French: " + qu'hier - que demain ": "I love you more than I did yesterday and less than I will tomorrow.”

The French saying comes from the verse of the poem wrote by Mrs Rosemonde Gerard to her lover and husband: Edmond Rostand, the famous French writer of Cyrano de Bergerac, a dramatic love play. Alphonse Augis, a French jeweler's from Lyon, made a love medallion with this verse written on it. There is the maker's mark is legible on the the hinge A / a rooster / A\\. There is also the French eagle's head with the counter mark.

The first medals were made from 1907, this one is around 1960. It is in very good condition.

Item ID: D36


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: 18kt yellow and rose gold, Size: s

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A "+ que hier - que demain" French pendant/ love charm by A. Augis, c.1960

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