A mid Victorian era locket set with an amethyst delicately inlaid with a golden flower set with three tiny rose cut diamonds. The purple gem is offset by an scalloped frame accented with tiny gold spheres.
14k, 1.3 x 1.1cm amethyst inlaid with flowers and set three tiny rose cut diamonds
2 1/8" x 1 1/8"
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.