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GeorgianFaceted HeartLocket

$950

This Georgian locket features two faceted glass panels fashioned in the shape of a "heart". The locket opens from the bottom and is fitted in pinchbeck. Hangs from a new 18" 14k yellow gold chain.


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  • Materials

    Pinchbeck, glass, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Very good - minor surface wear commensurate with age and use

  • Size

    1" length including the bale, 18" chain

Georgian

Aboutthe

GeorgianEra

17141837

RelatedHistory Lesson

Pinchbeck& Gold Alternatives

The best “costume jewelry” during the Georgian era was pinchbeck, a top-secret formula that looked — and wore — just like gold.