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Georgian Garnet Crowned Heart Memorial Locket

$2,350.00

Georgian Garnet Crowned Heart Memorial Locket

$2,350.00


Description

DATE: Georgian, c.1770

Remarkable Georgian double memorial locket dating from the latter half of the 18th century, circa 1770. It's modelled as a crowned heart, set with a flat-cut garnet border with crystal locket compartments on both the front and back behind which are two monograms (EC and JP) within laurel wreaths - all created from tiny pieces of human hair. Crafted in 15 karat rose gold.

STONES 

Flat Cut Garnets

MEASUREMENTS 

2.6 x 1.7cm (including bail)

WEIGHT 

2.8g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 15k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, light wear commensurate with age. Bail appears to have been repaired

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