This is a gorgeous and sizable 18 karat yellow gold bow and locket brooch from the late 19th century. The bow and locket are hand engraved with scrolling designs and flowers on a textured ground and accented with pearls and faceted idocrase. The locket contains a woven lock of light brown hair.
Measurements: 1 3/4" wide (not including the pin stem) by 2 1/8" long, The locket measures approximately 3/4"
Weight: 11.9 grams
Stones: seven idocrase, approximately .25 carat each, six pearls measuring 3 - 3.5 mm each
Metal: bow and locket are 18K, pin stem is 14 karat
Condition notes: There is a very tiny chip on the inside of the glass on the locket located on the border.