This simple and lovely Georgian locket is fashioned in the soft pear shape often used to represent the heart in the 18th and early 19th centuries. The locket features convex rock crystal lenses with gold fittings.
10k gold (tests), rock crystal, new 14k gold chai
1 1/8" length including the bale, 5/8" at the widest point, 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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.