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Victorian Turquoise & Pearl Locket
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A beautifully made Victorian locket fashioned in warm 15k gold and set with alternating turquoise cabochons and seed pearls. The lenses are made of solid rock crystal which gives this piece a pleasing weightiness. Lovely quality.

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  • Materials

    15k gold (marked), turquoise cabochons, seed pearls, rock crystal lenses, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1870

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 7/8" diameter, 18" chain.

Victorian

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VictorianEra

18371901

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.