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Georgian 12ct Gold Carnelian Mourning Locket, "TR" 1803

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This Georgian 12ct Gold Carnelian mourning locket is a superb historical artefact to have in your collection. With a glossy deep orange Carnelian rim and a well-intact inscription on the reverse, this a must for any mourning jewellery collector. 

The centre of this locket has intricately braided hair and a Gold calligraphy "TR" detail, making this piece super eye-catching and more rarefied as the years pass. A faceted jump ring completes this outstanding collectable locket. 

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1803. 

MEASUREMENTS: Locket 28mm diameter. 
Glass 16mm diameter.
Length of locket including faceted jump ring 38mm. 
Weight: 7.5g. 

MATERIALS: Solid 12ct Gold, Carnelian / Cornelian, Hair, Glass.

HALLMARKS: Inscribed "Thos (Thomas) Roberts, Ob. June 10th 1803 at 14", "TR" initials on the front. Tests as solid 12ct Gold including jump ring. 


VERY GOOD: This Georgian 12ct Gold Carnelian mourning locket is in wonderful condition. The Carnelian has kept its great shape and colour, the inscription is crisp, and the hair-work is securely kept behind the glass frames. There is some surface wear to the glass on both sides and there is a little nibble to the Carnelian bale. That being said, this does not detract from its beauty and wearability. 


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This item will arrive beautifully gift wrapped in a Lillicoco presentation box, tied up with a pink ribbon. You’ll also receive a handwritten information booklet and free polishing cloth too!

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