Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket

Prussian blue? Grayish blue? Slightly-purplish-gray-blue? Who knows? And with a locket this gorgeous, who cares! Depending on the light you'll get different delicious shades of grey blue, but always banded by delicate bands of white. The machine-turning underneath the translucent enamel is perfection, the inner circle with a converging lines motif, while the outer ring balances the ever-popular machine zigzags with gentle inward curves. Open up the locket and you'll find it all original with the perfect place to show off your own treasure: maybe a photo of your favorite person.

Condition: Excellent antique condition. Marked `WA' and `800' (the number being a reference to the amount of silver in the piece, 800 parts per thousand, sterling silver is 925/1000). The marks are too small and incomplete to be sure, but I think that the most likely origin is Italy, since they commonly used this type of `800' mark with little oversight and a lack of standardization for the rest of their marks. Opens and closes smoothly, and has one inner snap-in rim to hold a photo. Measures just over an inch across and 1 ½" long.

Item ID: 0118


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue/grey/prussian blue, Size: 1"

Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket

Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket
Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket
Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket
Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket
Blue Grey Guilloche Enamel Silver Locket

Prussian blue? Grayish blue? Slightly-purplish-gray-blue? Who knows? And with a locket this gorgeous, who cares! Depending on the light you'll get different delicious shades of grey blue, but always banded by delicate bands of white. The machine-turning underneath the translucent enamel is perfection, the inner circle with a converging lines motif, while the outer ring balances the ever-popular machine zigzags with gentle inward curves. Open up the locket and you'll find it all original with the perfect place to show off your own treasure: maybe a photo of your favorite person.

Condition: Excellent antique condition. Marked `WA' and `800' (the number being a reference to the amount of silver in the piece, 800 parts per thousand, sterling silver is 925/1000). The marks are too small and incomplete to be sure, but I think that the most likely origin is Italy, since they commonly used this type of `800' mark with little oversight and a lack of standardization for the rest of their marks. Opens and closes smoothly, and has one inner snap-in rim to hold a photo. Measures just over an inch across and 1 ½" long.

Item ID: 0118


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Blue/grey/prussian blue, Size: 1"

$355 USD

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