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Antique French Garnet 18ct Gold Locket c.1870

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SKU: 2123

Description:

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This is the most exquisite antique Gold locket we've had the pleasure of encountering here at Lillicoco!

Handcrafted from bright 18ct Gold this Victorian locket is simply luxurious! This antique locket has two sides; four hand-cut and polished purple Garnets and four lustrous natural seed Pearls surrounded by hand engraved patterns, the other covered in varying embossed and engraved patterns on a repousse surface. What mood are you in today? 

The inside of this antique gold locket is a delight. Half of the curved body has a glass covered compartment large enough for a lock of hair, which would have been its original intended use, or fill it with a small artefact or photograph of your beloved. The glass front opens and locks securely in place to keep your secret safe.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian c.1870

MEASUREMENTS: this stunning Garnet locket is 24mm in total length (including the bale) and reaches 16mm wide when locket is closed.
Weight: 3.6g

MATERIALS: 18ct Gold, Garnet, Pearl 

HALLMARKS:  French eagles head for Gold

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  This French antique 18ct Gold locket is in a stunning condition. We can't believe she's nearly 150 years old. The Garnets a perfectly twinkling and set extremely securely in that luxurious buttery, yellow Gold. The locket fastening is in splendid working order, ready for you to place that special something inside. Add a gorgeous Gold chain and this darling locket is ready to be worn straight away.