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Large Georgian 9ct Gold-Cased Round Shaker Locket - Loose Opals, Garnet & Natural Rubies

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SKU: 9311

Description:

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Make a statement with this large Georgian 9ct Gold-cased round shaker locket. Sprinkled with a variety of cute loose gemstones, this larger-than-life antique locket has swooped in from the late Georgian era. 

Well, what gemstones do we have here? You are bestowed with loose Opals, Garnet cabochons, pink-toned Rubies and a rare faceted cushion cut Ruby no less! We have deliberately kept our selection to a minimum, so you can also add your own finishing touch if you wish. The feminine tones within these loose gems both add a pop of colour and compliment the warm buttery rosy Gold perfectly. 

Item Details:

ERA: Georgian, c.1830.

MEASUREMENTS: Locket 57mm long including bale.
Locket is 38mm diameter.
Weight: 23.8g. 

MATERIALS: 9ct Gold Cased over Metal core, loose gemstones: Opals, Garnet Cabochons, Pink-toned Rubies and one rare faceted Pigeon's Blood Ruby, Plexi-Glass.

HALLMARKS: Tests as 9ct Gold cased over Metal core.

Condition:

VERY GOOD: This large Georgian 9ct Gold-cased round shaker locket is in fabulous condition. All of the deep engravings are crisp, and they have been excellently preserved since the locket's initial creation. This is a well-formed example of a late Georgian locket, with all sturdy characteristics intact. There are some signs of minor wear to the Gold casing in places, but considering that this locket is almost 200 years old - this is easily forgiven! The original glass has been replaced with time, however, this has been done sympathetically and in lieu with the locket's style and age. 

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