Grey Freshwater Pearls + Antique Art Nouveau Locket Necklace

This romantic antique Art Nouveau locket which dates to the late 1890's, features beautiful engraved details of scrolling swags accented with rhinestones in a chandelier style design.  The back of the locket is plain and could be engraved.  

METAL - Gold Filled locket

HALLMARK - B.B. Co

GEMSTONES:  Quality no line grey freshwater pearls

CONDITION:  Overall good antique condition.  The gold is bright and shiny with no dings or dents.  The rhinestones are all in place and original and they have darkened over time to reflect a lovely vintage patina.  The locket opens and closes secure. The back of the locket shows a light tarnished spot near the top ring.  Other dark areas around the edges are photography shadows.  The inside has the original frame to hold 1 cherished photo.    

SIZE / MEASUREMENTS:  Locket - 1 & 1/8" round.  Weight: 9.1g

CHAIN:  19" inch handcrafted wire wrapped chain with grey freshwater pearls, quality gold plate non-tarnish wire

 

ABOUT OUR LOCKET COLLECTION:  Many of our lockets date from the Mid-Victorian to the Edwardian eras.  We love lockets and think that they are the perfect piece of romantic jewelry for those who enjoy sentiment, style and history. 

Our lockets are in good to excellent condition for their age but may show signs of wear or tarnish.  Our jewelry pieces are photographed in natural light and are un-retouched to show their true condition and appearance.  On occasion, some areas that appear to have tarnish may only be showing reflected shadows that appear during the photography session.  If you have any questions about the condition of a locket, we encourage you to contact us prior to your purchase.  We are more than happy to answer any questions you may have. 

Your locket will open and close properly.


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