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Edwardian Old Cut Diamond Shield Locket

$1,375

Hallmarked for the first year of the Edwardian era, this shield-shaped locket is fashioned in 15k gold and set with a trio of old cut diamonds. The diamonds form a sort of clover or leaf with a delicately engraved stem.

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  • Materials

    15k gold (marked), 3 1.8mm old cut diamonds, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    Chester hallmarks for 1901

  • Condition

    Very good - surface wear commensurate with age and use

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 3/4" at the widest point, 18" chain

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19001910

please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Lockets:Magical, Medicinal, Memorial.

It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.