A Victorian photo locket with a reeded edge and decorative bale. Modeled in gold fill and glass and strung on a new 14k gold chain.
gilt base metal, glass, new 14k gold chain
Very good - gilding has faded with time
1" length, 5/8" diameter, 18" chain
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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.