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Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch

Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch

$1,650.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1850

A superb early Victorian heart padlock brooch dating from the 1850s. It's set with a central blood-red garnet cabochon, foil backed so it appears to glow from within, and surrounded by a split pearl border. It's crafted in 15 karat gold, with pearls resting in cutdown settings. Easily worn as a necklace by threading a chain through the padlock top section.

STONES 

Garnet Cabochon

Split Pearls

MEASUREMENTS 

2.7 x 1.8cm

WEIGHT 

6.5g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, some general wear commensurate with age. A small nibble/chip to the garnet

Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch Early Victorian Garnet Heart Padlock Brooch

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