Turquoise Pearl Antique Locket
A duet of cabochon turquoise and natural half pearls dots the surface of two intertwined horse shoe shapes. These are placed atop buttery smooth 18k yellow gold in a rich Victorian large oval locket. Inside are two locket compartments ready to protect cherished photographs or mementos. This treasure is a superb value as well as an heirloom to pass onto future generations.
Measurements: 2-3/16 inches (5.7 cm) in length including top bale and 1-3/4 inches (4.5 cm) without by 1-1/2 inches (3.7 cm) in width by 7/8 of an inch (1 cm) in depth. This antique locket has a weight of 24.9 grams (16.0 dwt).
Condition: Very good; light wear commensurate with age and use; three minute dents on the reverse around 10:00 o'clock. Original rims are intact as is one glass; one glass replaced by a plastic insert.
Date & Origin: Circa 1880 and is English in origin.
Overall Scale: Large.