This antique 18ct Gold Onyx portrait cameo locket is one of the coolest lockets we have ever seen! A fabulous and rare jewel, this locket has the intricately carved face of Hermes, the protector of travellers, heralds and merchants.
This striking portrait locket would be an incredible addition to your collection, an heirloom piece you can pass down to future generations. You will love the unique shape of the locket, with its geometric details and curved bale. You will never find anything quite like this!
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Locket is 35mm long x 17mm wide x 11mm deep.
Onyx portrait 19.5mm long x 13.5mm wide.
Onyx back panel 11.5mm long x 14.5mm wide.
Length of locket including jump ring 41mm.
MATERIALS: Solid 18ct Gold, Onyx.
HALLMARKS: Tests as solid 18ct Gold throughout, including jump ring and frames.
VERY GOOD: This antique 18ct Gold Onyx portrait cameo locket is in superb condition for its age. Both of the Onyx panels are completely smooth, and the raised portrait itself is fantastic, with no chips or even minor abrasions to its surface. There are some small light dings to the side of the locket, but this is age-related wear and is hardly noticeable. Plus, all of the locket is original, with rare solid 18ct Gold frames.