This large antique locket is so exceptional that, after having said that it is beautiful, large, heavy, is crafted in 18K solid gold and platinum, that it features 3 types of gold and that it contains the most precious memorabilia of all, one does not know what to say!
This is indeed a rare find! An exceptional mourning pendant, a memento mori which, nevertheless, celebrates the life of a beloved. A memento vivere. So, it is not meant to be sad but to remember. It is also a beautiful work of art, a piece of refine jewelry with which it was probably difficult to part. Tempus fugit, non autem memoria
The photographs and the details listed below hope to convey the sense of amazement we felt when seeing this gorgeous piece. Every detail is meticulously thought out, including the closed back side which, when opened, uncovers the strand of hair carefully protected by a glass shield. Unique...
We hope you can feel the emotion received when viewing this locket the beauty of which cannot be rendered in our humble pictures. This beautiful locket is in excellent condition. We welcome your questions.
Size: 6cm x 2.8cm (2 3/8"x1 1/8")
Material: 18K solid gold (3 types: yellow, rose and green gold), platinum, hair, glass
Period: 1850s, early Victorian, Napoleon III (President and Emperor)
Style: memento, locket
Provenance: an estate sale in France
Condition: excellent estate
Additional remarks: stamped for 18K solid gold and for platinum. Also features a maker's stamp
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Rare splendid Victorian era locket in 18K solid gold and platinum Stamped pendant with hair Precious Memento