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The Pearl Antiques


Edith Horwitz, Las Vegas, NV   

Victorian Locket--Striking Color--With Pearls & RubiesVictorian Locket--Striking Color--With Pearls & RubiesVictorian Locket--Striking Color--With Pearls & RubiesVictorian Locket--Striking Color--With Pearls & Rubies

The marvelous turquoise color of the locket background does wonders to the deep set pearls and fine rubies. Is the design meant to be a pair of initials or is it simply the artist's rendition? You decide. The color combination is striking.

The piece tests 9 K gold--typical of the many Victorian creations of the period. The locket weighs 13.1 grams and measures 1 1/4 inch top to bottom ( excluding the bale which is 3/5 inch alone). The reverse features exquisite embossing with a small area that could have initial engraved if desired. It is lovely enough to be worn either front or back.

The rubies are estimated to be from 1 to 2 points each. There are 4 somewhat larger pearls and 19 tiny pearls--all , we believe--are original. We have added a chain for visual purposes. It is gold filled, but will be included in the purchase price.

Inside the locket hols silk fabric and a lock of blond hair. The picture frames are present as well. This lovely piece would be a fine addition to a locket collection or your jewelry wardrobe.

Item ID: 7536


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Turquoise : White : red : gold, Size: 1 1/4 length Medium

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Victorian Locket--Striking Color--With Pearls & Rubies

$525 USD SOLD

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The Pearl Antiques


Edith Horwitz
Las Vegas, NV   

Fine antique jewelry and antiques sold with integrity.

Several new items will be added shortly. We are happy to entertain all offers.

Member since 2003

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