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Late 19th Century French Locket Ring


This lovely 19th century French ring is so much more than meets the eye. The ring features a beveled glass panel offset by lovely geometric open work at the shoulders, but you have to turn it over over to reveal its secrets. The underside of the head is a hinged panel engraved "Mathilde a Marie 26 Mai 1880" which opens to reveal an empty compartment ready to hold a tiny keepsake. French hallmarks.


  • Materials

    18k gold, glass

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    size 7.5, resizing not recommended; 1.33cm x 9.5mm head, 2.4mm shank