Beautiful Victorian locket features exquisite gold work and a deep red natural garnet!
The wonderful old piece is covered in stunning hand chasing with a single oval garnet bezel-set in the centre. The back has its original glazed glass compartment with fine milled edging. Inside is a lock of light brown hair tied with a ribbon.
The lovely mourning piece dates to the mid-Victorian era.
Measures 1" from the top rings by 1/2" across. Weight: 2.0 grams. Could be worn as a pendant or charm for a bracelet.
Piece is in excellent condition, with slight antique wear. No marks but locket tests as 18K.
18K Victorian Garnet Mourning Locket Pendant or Charm