This is a good sized Edwardian 9ct gold Bk & Ft locket that has hand engraved decorations to the front. It opens and still has both retaining rims and plastic covers. It has a generous depth to it so suitable for hair and photo if desired.It measures approx. 1" (including bale but excluding jump ring) x 7/8" x 1/4" and weighs 4.9g. It is in very good antique condition, without any dimples and it has a nice crisp snap upon closure.
Gold back and front is as the term suggests, a solid gold back and front with base metal frame, used for strength.