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Pre Revolutionary Russian Heart Locket Necklace

$1,550

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.

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  • Materials

    56 Zlotniks which is equivalent to 14k gold (marked), new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1900

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1" length including the bale, 3/4" width, new 18" chain

Victorian

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VictorianEra

18371901

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.

RelatedHistory Lesson

HEARTS:The Symbol of Love

The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.

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.