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Victorian Twin Garnet Lute-Shaped Locket

$675

An odd early Victorian locket reminiscent of the shape of a lute. The front of the locket is engraved with a scroll motif and set with a pair of garnets, the reverse side holds an empty oval locket.

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  • Materials

    10k gold (tests), 2 5.2mm x 4.2mm garnets, glass, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good - two small chips along the edge of the locket glass

  • Size

    1" length including the bale, 18" chain

Victorian

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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.