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Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket

$3,800.00

Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket

$3,800.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1870

Exquisite Mid Victorian oval locket with emerald and diamond set laurel garlands hanging from a pearl set chevron ribbon. Beautifully proportioned, it's crafted in 18 karat gold and a good big size at 4.8cm (not including bail). Dating from the 1870s, or thereabouts, it opens to reveal two oval locket compartments inside ideal for photographs or - as initially intended - locks of hair.

STONES 

Natural Pearls

Rose Cut Diamonds

Emeralds

MEASUREMENTS 

5.7 x 3.6cm (including bail)

WEIGHT 

30.3g

MARKS 

No marks present, tests as 18k gold

CONDITION 

Very good, with fine antique patina. A few minor scuffs/scratches

Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket Mid Victorian Diamond, Emerald & Pearl Laurel Locket

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