Victorian King of Clubs Whist Marker Pendant Charm
This Kirsten’s Corner signature, Victorian era, Whist game marker piece has a 14k bezel setting, handcrafted to be worn today as a necklace. The front is a painted porcelain king of clubs, and the back has been left open, revealing the word “Triple”.
Originally, this marker piece was used as a device for recording score in the popular Victorian era card game Whist, known as the intellectual game of its time. The King of Clubs card represents Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia during the Classical era, whose image was standardized by 16th century French card makers.
In Tarot, kings are associated with with the number thirteen, representing love and unity. Drawing the King of Clubs card is thought to be a good omen, offering protection and bringing well-being and peace of mind. This attractive pendant is a collectable antique bringing an air of history to the present moment, while also serving as a protective harbinger.
The dimensions are 1 1/4 of an inch in diameter and 1/8 of an inch in depth. It has been pictured here with a signature hook and signature joker charm, a pleasing combination, all available via Kirsten’s Corner online store.