Thomas A. Payne & C.P.Trigg, trading as Hephaestus Silver Jewellery, a rare silver and agate pendant on chain, Birmingham 1974, stamped T.A.P. for Thomas A. Payne to the pendant, the chain marked T.A.P. and C.P.T. for Thomas A. Payne and C.P.Trigg respectively, pendant 6.2 cm long, cabochon 1.2 cm diameter, panel link chain 66 cm long
Hephaestus was the Greek God of blacksmiths, artisans, craftsmen, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, volcanoes and fire. His symbols were hammer, anvil and tongs.