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c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket

c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket

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  • c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket
  • c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket
  • c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket
  • c1880 Victorian Pearl Locket
$650.00

Description

An unusual and very stylish c1880 Victorian locket in 14K gold with a lovely bloomed finish. Blooming was a popular technique in the Victorian era which left a matte polish pure gold surface over alloyed metal. The front and back of the locket have an unusual stamped texture that gives the metal a fabric-like quality. The face of the locket centers on a pearl surrounded framed by a circle of enamel. Inside is a glass covered compartment for a photograph or lock of hair. It could be accessed by a jeweler.
Materials
14K Yellow Gold (Bloomed) and Cultured Pearl
Date
1880s
Size
Total Drop (including bale): 2"
Width:1-1/4"
Condition
Fair to Good. Several small dents and a little metal loss and wear to the bale.
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