This unusual and very lovely Georgian features a repoussé locket in the shape of a saddle bag suspended from a burgundy-hued flat cut garnet bow. Hangs from a new 18" 14k gold chain.
10k gold (tests), flat cut garnets, new 14k gold chain.
1 3/4" total length, 3/4" at the widest point, 18" chain.
1714 — 1837
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.