Antique Rock Crystal Oval Locket
A classic beaded border of solid 18k yellow gold rims to rounded ovals of rock crystal. Silky in feel, soft the the touch. A thousand touches have rendered this worthy of a touchstone to wear as an ornament. Locket compartments will hold two photographs.
Measurements: 1-1/2 inches (3.7 cm) in length with both “O” fittings and 1-1/16 inches(2.7 cm) without the fittings by almost 3/4 of an inch (2 cm) in width by 5/8 of an inch (0.9 cm) in depth. This antique locket has a weight of 10.1 grams (6.5 dwt).
Condition: Good to very good. Light wear the the beaded border; some light scratches to the top portion of each side of the rock crystal. Difficult to photograph this only shows up under certain light or angles.
Date & Origin: Circa 1880. Most likely English in origin.
Overall Scale: Small to medium.