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VictorianTurquoise, Enamel & DiamondLocket Necklace

$2,000

At the center of this mid-Victorian locket, the vaulted and gem-studded center surmounts a wide border detailed with immaculate black and white enamel work. The locket is suspended from a fleur-de-lis bail and hangs from a period 9k gold chain. The glass-fronted locket back is presently empty.

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  • Materials

    15k yellow gold, black and white enamel, turquoise cabochons, .06ct old mine cut diamond, 9k antique chain

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Excellent

  • Size

    1 5/8" x 1", 16" chain

Victorian

Aboutthe

VictorianEra

18371901

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.