The Charm of Vintage Lockets
Secretive, sentimental and sweet, lockets are a guaranteed hit with any girl. Here are some ideas for making yours uniquely personal.Discover More
A lovely 62.5% pure gold (or 625 parts pure gold and 375 parts other metals). Popular during the Victorian, Edwardian and Art Deco eras but was discontinued in the mid-1930s. More gold oval pendant that was made circa 1860-1880 in what is known as the Holbeinesque period which was basically a Renaissance Revival in the mid to late 19th century. During this period A polished, not faceted, dome shaped stone - either round or oval with a flat polished base, primarily used as a cut for phenomenal stones such as cat's eyes and stars.
More garnets were popular so this piece is a good example of what was produced. Around the foiled cabochon 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 is elaborate foliate engraving on the gold. On the reverse is a glazed locket witha lock of hair within. This can easily be removed if wanted.
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