Little prongs within the locket casing hold your photo (or hair, which would have been used in 1820) in place. Natural pearls in graduated sizes surround the gently domed glass and decorate the bail.
14k gold (tests), pearls, glass
2" length including the bale, 1 3/8" width
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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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.
Supernaturally powerful orbs.