This Georgian locket features two glass panels fashioned in the shape of a “heart.” The locket opens from the bottom and is fitted in gold.
14k gold (tests), glass, new 14k gold chain
Very good - some erosion on the inner rim of the locket; the settings on both lenses have been recently tightened
3/4" length, 5/8" width, 18" chain
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1714 — 1837
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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.