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Georgian Pearl Locket

$1,800

A Georgian locket with glass lenses set within a halo of natural pearls of graduated sizes. Note the arc of exquisitely tiny seed pearls along the base of the locket. The pearls have discolored beautifully over time, with tones ranging from grey to cream to white. The locket features a hinged back and can easily be opened to add your own photo or memento.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), seed pearls of varied size, glass lenses, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good - some minor scuffs to the glass commensurate with age and use; pearls have unevenly discolored

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 1" width, 18" chain

Georgian

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17141837

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.

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