A pre revolutionary Russian heart locket stamped for a gold content of 56 Zlotniks (that's the equivalent to 14k gold). The locket holds space for two photos or other mementos.
56 Zlotniks which is equivalent to 14k gold (marked), new 14k gold chain
1" length including the bale, 3/4" width, new 18" chain
1837 — 1901
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.
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.