Some sort of brass pendant?

Beckybue
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Hi all, I dug this out of my sister’s paddock today. It gave me a slight turn but I realised once I’d cleaned it that it wasn’t heavy enough to be gold. It looks and feels like brass but a reverse google image search turns up nothing. Any ideas ? With thanks!
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Modern gold pendant.

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Has a Middle Eastern, Indian look to it.
Something a bit different.
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It looks like gold to me, nice find. :thumbsup:
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I agree with the above - it certainly looks gold. Nice little find :thumbsup:
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Allectus wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:50 pm Modern gold pendant.

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It looks like gold to me. It's likely very thin which is making it lighter than you expect.

You can do a density test if you have some scales accurate to hundredths of a gram, that will confirm or not.

I think it's gold though, if it's brass it was lost in the last week or so!
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Easylife wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:57 pm It looks like gold to me, nice find. :thumbsup:
Thank you Easylife!
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figgis wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:04 pm I agree with the above - it certainly looks gold. Nice little find :thumbsup:
Thank you for the input!
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Dave The Slave wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:51 pm Has a Middle Eastern, Indian look to it.
Something a bit different.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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Thank you Dave!
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Jamesey1981 wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:26 pm It looks like gold to me. It's likely very thin which is making it lighter than you expect.

You can do a density test if you have some scales accurate to hundredths of a gram, that will confirm or not.

I think it's gold though, if it's brass it was lost in the last week or so!
Thank you Jamesey. Only have scales accurate to 0.01g but it was about a foot down and had clearly been there for a while, so I guess it is (my first) gold 😮😀
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Beckybue wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:34 pm Thank you Jamesey. Only have scales accurate to 0.01g but it was about a foot down and had clearly been there for a while, so I guess it is (my first) gold 😮😀
0.01 is hundredths of a gram, they will be good enough.

Don't know if you need to do it anyway, it it was brass it would be very unlikely to be that shiny.
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Well done.

It's curious that the star isn't symmetrical. A density test as Jamesey suggests would be worthwhile as it could be 'plated' but I hope not.
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Agree with the above,if you take it to a local jeweller,they can do an acid test which indicates how pure it is.
Good luck and well found.👍
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Great find. Remember to do a gold dance and thank the field when you return :Luv Ya:
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