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Edwardian 18ct Gold Red Enamel Heart Locket, Original "Skinner & Co" Fitted Box

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SKU: X0860

Description:

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We have never seen anything quite like this Edwardian 18ct Gold Red Enamel heart locket. Fitted snugly in her original box from the renowned London jeweller Bentley Skinner & Co. Nothing we say can emphasise just how exquisite this piece is- but we'll try!

The front of the piece boasts Enamel with a divine crimson red hue, adorned by a border of pretty and lucent Pearls. This sweetheart exudes grandeur, with an undeniable splendour which will only be elevated when suspended from an antique Gold chain with a dog clip! 

What's more, this rare antique heart pendant has been crafted from 18ct Gold and has a secret locket back, so you can keep a precious photo or tiny trinket close to your heart for the rest of time. 

Item Details:

ERA: Edwardian (1901-1909).

MEASUREMENTS: Pendant is 23.8mm long including jump ring.
Heart is 16.2mm long x 15.8mm wide.
Pearls graduate from 1.5mm to 2.1mm in diameter.
Heart locket back is 11.3mm long x 10.5mm wide.
Weight: 4.2g. 

MATERIALS:  18ct Gold Locket, Red Enamel, Pearl.

HALLMARKS: The locket tests as 18ct Gold. 9ct Gold frame on the glazed locket back. Inside box reads 'SKINNER&CO, DIAMOND MERCHANTS, ORCHARD STREET, LONDON. W.'.

Condition:

EXCELLENT. A stunning Edwardian 18ct Gold Red Enamel heart locket in excellent condition. First and foremost the pendant is exquisite, she doesn't bear any sign of wear, the Enamel is bright and the Pearls are chip free and securely set. The locket back has its original frame and glass, and you can suspend this piece from her sturdy jump ring. The fitted box has also stood the test of time incredibly well, her cushion is plump, the satin smooth and the box's exterior is quite frankly divine. This is an immaculately presented piece which you can't help but adore!