Victorian Era Murrle Bennett & Co Rare 9k Turquoise Glass Locket w/ 9ct 18 inch chain *** 45% OFF***** Everything in our shop has been drastically reduced-Most below cost!
Crafted by the jewelry company Murrle Bennett & Co, famous for producing fabulous Art Nouveau jewelry, with wonderful free flowing designs. Founded in 1884 by Englishman Mr Bennett and German Mr Ernst Murrle, they embraced many of the Art Nouveau styles coming from Germany at the time. This elegant locket is crafted in 9ct gold. The locket opens at the back. The locket is suspended from a more recent 18" 14k gf chain. The back of the locket is marked with the old 9ct gold mark and MB Co for Murrle Bennett & Co. Each Turquoise stone is approx. 2 mm set is a mil-grain scalloped edge setting with slight variations in color due to age, oils and perfumes which just adds tons of character to this already Beautiful Locket. This Lovely Locket is in excellent antique condition with no chips in the glass, the turquoise are all in tact with no cracks, the locket open and closes perfectly. This locket is 7/8 inches (21.8mm) in diameter and weighs 5.1 grams Circa 1900
Murrle Bennett & Co (English/German, established 1896–1914)