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Rare Georgian 9ct Gold Opaline Mourning Locket

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SKU: X5997

An intriguing and rare Georgian 9ct Gold Opaline mourning locket. This locket is a marvel, and we can hardly believe that she's existed for nearly 200 years in such exquisite condition!

The locket has been crafted from 9ct Gold, and has a sizeable bale in order to support its weight when suspended from a chain. The inside of the locket has an Opaline panel on the back, which shimmers with a soft iridescence of mauves and tangerine! Resting upon this is intricately moulded hair on both sides, which would once have belonged to very special people that someone wanted to keep very close. 

We think it's incredible that a piece like this will end up in someone's jewellery box, or perhaps a collector's archive where it can be appreciated in all its glory.

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Description

An intriguing and rare Georgian 9ct Gold Opaline mourning locket. This locket is a marvel, and we can hardly believe that she's existed for nearly 200 years in such exquisite condition!

The locket has been crafted from 9ct Gold, and has a sizeable bale in order to support its weight when suspended from a chain. The inside of the locket has an Opaline panel on the back, which shimmers with a soft iridescence of mauves and tangerine! Resting upon this is intricately moulded hair on both sides, which would once have belonged to very special people that someone wanted to keep very close. 

We think it's incredible that a piece like this will end up in someone's jewellery box, or perhaps a collector's archive where it can be appreciated in all its glory.

Item Details

ERA: Georgian, c.1830.

MEASUREMENTS: Locket is 69mm long including bale.
Locket is 55mm long x 45mm wide.
Weight:  33.8g.

MATERIALS:  Tests as 9ct Gold, Opaline, Hair work.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift-wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.

Condition
EXCELLENT. This rare Georgian 9ct Gold Opaline mourning locket is in superb condition. The glass is without any scratches and the 9ct Gold is bright and buttery. There is only some small discolouration to the Gold thread inside the locket, but this is to be expected from a piece of authentic Georgian mourning jewellery and, other than this, the piece is completely pristine. 
Shipping

All orders are shipped using DHL express and are securely padded in transit, with full tracking and insurance for your peace of mind. Alternate couriers are available by special request.

  • FREE EXPRESS DELIVERY on all orders worldwide!
  • NEXT-DAY delivery to the UK and EU
  • Delivery to the USA in TWO WORKING DAYS
  • Orders placed by 1pm (GMT) will be dispatched the same day

RETURNS:

You can return your item for a full refund for any reason by simply getting in touch to let us know within 14 days of receiving it.

INCLUDED WITH YOUR ORDER:

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!

Please message us or call +44(0)117 925 4798 if you have any questions!

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