Antique Victorian Cabochon Garnet and 18k Gold Locket Backed Pendant

There is always something a little bit mystical and romantic about a nice juicy cabochon garnet. The color seems to glow from within, it is rich and pulsating, one of those stones that seems to put off a heat of it's own.

This large and lovely garnet is both pendant and locket. The front showcases a garnet of the richest burgundy, so smooth it looks almost like liquid in glass. The frame is hand crafted in 18 karat gold with a bloomed, slightly matte finish. The frame is comprised of an overlapping leaf or teardrop pattern which looks a bit different from every angle. The back is set with a smooth, rounded crystal in a gold frame which could house a secret photo close to your heart. This one is completely unmarked, although I did purchase it in Bath, England. I suspect it is English or French and dates to about 1860-70. It has been acid tested to verity it's 18k gold content. It measures almost exactly 1 inch wide and just under 1.5 inches long including the bale. It weighs 7.7 grams.

Every girl should have a few cabochon garnets in her collect, this color goes exceeding well most things and it is the perfect gem for when you are feeling that little tug of gypsy in your soul.

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Item ID: PTA17553V


Gender: Unisex, Age Group: Adult, Color: Gold, Garnet, Size: Med

$1,750 USD

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Victoria Sterling, Madison, WI   

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