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Victorian Garnet & Diamond Heart Locket

$1,800

Hailing from the mid Victorian period, this gold locket features a wine-colored garnet cabochon topped with a tiny rose cut diamond flower. The reverse side holds a heart shaped locket with a beautiful decorative frame which is easily removed to add your own photo.

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  • Materials

    14k (tests), 5 rose cut diamonds, 1.75m x 1.32cm heart-shaped garnet cabochon, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1860

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1 1/16" length including the bale, 3/4" width, 16" chain

Victorian

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18371901

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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.