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GeorgianRound Gold and GlassLocket Etched “KAS”

$875

This simple and lovely round Georgian locket is composed of 14k gold fittings convex glass lenses, one of which is etched with the monogram “KAS.” It's hard to say if these initials are original to the piece or if this embellishment was added at a later date. Hangs from a new 16" 14k gold chain.

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), glass, new 14k gold chain.

  • Age

    c. 1820

  • Condition

    Very good - surface wear commensurate with age and use.

  • Size

    1" length including the bale, 3/4" diameter, 16" chain.

Georgian

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GeorgianEra

17141837

RelatedHistory Lesson

Lockets:Magical, Medicinal, Memorial.

It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.