A near pristine Victorian gold locket featuring a diamond shape composed of multi-hued seed pearls within a striking black enamel quatrefoil design. Alhambra vibes.
14k gold (tests), black enamel, seed pearls
Very good - some of the pearls have changed color with age
1 3/8" length including the bale, 7/8" width, 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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.