CIRCA - 1880 Victorian
Created during the time when Queen Victoria ruled over England, this beautiful English memento locket was acquired in London and dates to circa 1880. It has a lovely and bright warm yellow gold finish with a classic beaded edge design and a large clear and chunky sparkling rhinestone set in the center in a starburst design with engraved radiating lines out and across the front of the locket. The inside of the locket opens to reveal space for photos or other slim mementos. This very collectible and distinctive locket offers gorgeous design, quality workmanship and is easily an heirloom worthy piece of jewelry to add to your collection.
MATERIALS - Good quality Pinchbeck
GEMS / STONES - 8mm cushion old mine cut paste rhinestone
HALLMARK - N/A
CONDITION - All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and history of the piece. One glass panel missing, easily replaced.
SIZE - Nice larger size of 2" inches tall (excluding bail) x 1 & 1/2" inch wide. Weight: 26.5 grams