This Georgian locket features two faceted rock crystal panels fashioned in the shape of a "heart". The locket opens from the bottom and is fitted in gold.
10k gold (tests), rock crystal, new 14k gold chain
1" length including the bale, 3/4" width, 18" chain
1714 — 1837
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.
The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.