Recently Sold (VICP037)
Extraordinary - Victorian 9K Rose & Yellow Gold Engraved Locket. This gorgeous locket is crafted from 9K Gold, hallmarked 9CT (British Hallmark) . Featuring exquisite engraving, Repousse detail, rose gold, yellow gold, Victorian styling and quality workmanship. The locket is oval shaped displaying beautiful hand engraving and a faint monogram H ( lovely feature to have on an early locket) . The scrolls and foliage engravings are shown on the rose gold oval part of the locket ( front & back). The rose gold central portions are framed by yellow gold repousse borders. There is a rose gold loop attached to a smaller yellow gold bale. The locket back to back locket which is crafted out of 9K and metal, adding durability and strength to the piece, a characteristic of Victorian lockets. It opens up easily and closes perfectly. When closing a locket, it is always wise to close them on the border edge and not the central part of the locket. Gold is soft and the borders of these lockets are strengthen by metal frames for opening and closing the locket. The pendant has been matched up to a 14K gold filled chain, with a sling ring clasp in perfect working order. This lovely locket can be worn with a yellow gold chain or a rose gold chain since its is comprised of both coloured golds. This special Victorian treasure is charming, elegant and quite simply breathtaking, truly a perfect gift or addition to any fine jewelry collection.
Measurements: Locket 37mm x 21mm Chain 20"
Weight: 4.60 grams
Date: Circa 1880