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Victorian Rock Crystal Oval Ball Locket


This Victorian locket features an oval rock crystal split in two with base metal fittings. When photos (or any flat mementos) are placed inside the locket, the quartz lenses create a subtle magnification and fish eye effect. With nothing inside, hold the locket in front of any image or text and you will see it flipped upside down.


  • Materials

    base metal, rock crystal, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 3/4" width, 18" chain





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.

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.