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Charlene Trueman, Fredericksburg VA   

Fabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display LocketFabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display Locket

Some might say that because this beautiful set has a locket in the back that it was intended for a woman in “late” mourning. I have always preferred believing that many of these lockets were used for keeping a sentimental item not necessarily because of a death. This wonderful set has been tested for gold 18k and 14k or in between. Years ago I purchased it as 18k gold and recent testing show that parts are 18k and other parts are a strong 14k. At any rate, this lovely set is circa 1868 – 1876 and is definitely gold.

The stones are garnets or amethysts and I do not know if the white stones are white sapphires or paste. The brooch measures 3 inches from top to bottom of the tassel by 2 1/8 inch wide. In the back is a memory locket and the normal Victorian long pin with the “C” clasp. It also has a ring so that it could matched with a lovely chain and worn as a necklace.

The shepherd hook earrings measure 2.75 inches by .75 inches. This set a show stopper which I can attest to as some years ago I wore it to an event and it was the talk of event. The set together weighs 21 grams.

This outstanding set would make a wonderful addition to your antique jewelry collection. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Item ID: RL-370


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: See description, Size: See description

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Fabulous Gold Victorian Demi Parure with Tassels and Display Locket

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Charlene Trueman Antiques and Estate Jewelry


Charlene Trueman
Fredericksburg
VA
  

Specializing in the Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco and Art Nouveau Periods

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