The Charm of Vintage Lockets
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This is such a pretty 75% pure gold (or 750 parts pure gold and 250 parts other metals) More gold heart shaped locket as it looks so neat and narrow. It has a delicate motif on the front that could almost be taken for a necklace with three drops set with pearls and a green Describes a group of several closely related minerals. Garnets come in a variety of colours, however the most common colour is dark red. In descriptions, ‘garnet’ tends to refer to dark red stones unless otherwise specified. More. It has also been set with a A sub-variety of andradite and the moat valuable of the garnets, the colour ranges from dark green (hence sometimes miscalled "Uralian emerald") to yellowish-green (hence sometimes miscalled "olivine"). It is the most expensive and rare of garnet gemstones. It has many similarities with the diamond ("demant"), hence its name (meaning 'diamond-like'), but it ... More garnet or a green garnet as they are often called. These stones were sourced in Russia which produced the most beautiful vibrant green garnets known to the market, and they were very fashionable in the early 1900s. It hinges open to reveal two areas that can be used for photographs. It is A small hallmark or punchmark either on the inside or outside of the shank which indicates the metal is platinum, gold or silver. If the metal is gold, it could also indicate the carat, e.g. 18 carat gold. More on the top loop and as far as I can ascertain it was made in Austria circa 1910.
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