Pietra Dura Picture Locket, VictorianPietra Dura Picture Locket, VictorianPietra Dura Picture Locket, Victorian

This is a lovely Pietra Dura Locket, with the photo of a lovely young Victorian woman on the back, though one could place the photo of a current loved one if one so desired, or better yet, put your photo on top of the current one. That's what I do, as I hate to remove an original photo. The locket is set in unmarked but tested 9 carat gold, though the bale appears to be metal. The locket weighs 8.37 grams, and measures, not counting the bale, 1 and 5/8 inches long, and 1 inch wide. It is in excellent condition, and is circa 1860. I love that it's a locket, as so many nice Pietra Dura pieces are large brooches, and the locket goes better with the clothes we wear today.

Item ID: 5521


Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Black, gold, pink, and yellow, Size: 1 and 5/8 inches long, and 1 inch wide

Pietra Dura Picture Locket, Victorian

$650 USD

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Barbara Robbins
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