Jewelled Shield - Victorian 9K Carnelian Engraved Locket (VICP054)
Jewelled Shield - Victorian 9K Carnelian Engraved Locket. This stunning locket is crafted from 9K yellow gold, tested and confirmed. Featuring a genuine shield shaped carnelian gemstone, exquisite engraving, and quality gold-work. The expertly framed carnelian in this locket has the most beautiful deep burgundy colour. The gemstone is surrounded by exquisite engravings. The back of the locket showcases a sea of deep engraved ivy, and a polished shield plaque for an initial(s) or a monogram. The bale on the locket is bevelled and original to the locket. The inside has one frame intact and two plastic protecters. The inside of the compartments are lined with ivory silk. This locket has been matched up to a 14K gold filled chain, which looks perfect with the elegant locket. This is a back to front English locket, combining 9K solid gold and metal parts, which addis strength and durability to the locket ( A characteristic of Victorian 9K lockets) . The shield shape represents protection of your loved ones (photos in locket). This Victorian era locket is collectible, such a treasure to be cherished and enjoyed for many years to come.
Measurements: Locket 32.00mm x 23.00mm Chain 18"
Stone Size: carnelian 18.00mm x 16.00mm
Weight: 6.70 grams
Date: Circa 1880