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14ct Gold Georgian Heart Locket, c.1826

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SKU: 8205

Description:

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This 14ct Gold Georgian heart locket is a beautiful piece, rich in sentimental value. Complete with two memorial inscriptions and references to the Bible, this is a wonderful opportunity to own a historic heirloom locket. 

This buttery bright Gold antique locket feels lovely and smooth in your fingertips, with a large jump ring completing the piece. The two bible inscriptions referenced in the memorial is: "For here we do not have an enduring city, but we are looking for the city that is to come." (Hebrew 13:14), and "For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people" (Titus 2:11). 

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1826.

MEASUREMENTS: Locket 21mm long x 20.5mm wide. 
Locket length with hasp 28mm.
Weight: 4.3g. 

MATERIALS: Solid 14ct Gold, Woven Hair. 

HALLMARKS: Tests as solid 14ct Gold throughout including jump ring. Inscribed "R-H, died 1826, aged 79 Heb 13'14", and "Sophia H - died Feb 6th 1939, aged 57, Titus 2' 11". 

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This 14ct Gold Georgian heart locket is in wonderful condition. The locket has kept its shape well without any signs of dings, and the 14ct Gold has mellowed to a really nice buttery finish. There is some wear to both the inscriptions, but it is legible under close inspection. The glazed hair work inside the locket is completely original and clear, with no scratches. This would be a fantastic addition to an antique collector's jewellery box.