Victorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/BroochVictorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/Brooch

This is a stunning Victorian Bohemian garnet locket from the later 1800's that can be worn as a pendant or a brooch when the bale is removed. The locket measures 1 3/4" in length, 2" including the bale and 1 1/4" in width. It has a rise of 1/2". The front is encrusted with rose cut garnets of various sizes, layered to give it a high rise. There is one near the top that has a tiny ding, which is only noticeable upon close inspection. The remainder of the garnets appear to be in excellent condition.

The locket on the back side measures 1" x 3/4" and is accessible once the pin clasp is open. The glass is hinged and lifts up from the bottom. The glass is set in a bezel frame and is tight. There is a slight snap when closed to insure it will not open accidentally.

The bale is removable from the top so it can be worn as a brooch. It has a funny c style clasp that seems to work well and though the locket is not marked in any way, I believe it to be 800 silver which was common for this time period.

All in all the locket/pendant is in very nice condition. It is quite an unusual item as you seldom see these garnet pendants fashioned into lockets. It can easily be worn on a chain or a ribbon. The total weight of the pendant is 13 grams or .45 ounces.

ITEM ID
1434
STYLE
Victorian
COLOR
Red
STONE
Garnet
STONE CUT
Rose Cut
ITEM TYPE
Antique
ITEM SIZE
2" x 1 1/4"

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Victorian Bohemian Garnet Locket/Pendant/Brooch

$895

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