The original item from Eva Antiques is now SOLD.
Early Victorian 18kt Gold Locket with Sprung Clasp
This stunning locket is from the early Victorian period, circa 1840, and is made from solid 18kt gold. The gold has such a wonderful buttery-ness to it and is beautifully rich in its appearance. The repoussé detailing to the front and back is beyond measure and this piece is a locket of true quality. It is hinged to one end and there is a spring release just below the intricate bale. It is in absolutely immaculate condition and is a true collectors item.
Materials - 18kt Gold (tested)
Age - C1840
Size - Locket measures 35mm by 24mm with the bale adding an extra 8mm to the length. There is an added jump ring that would make the locket hang correctly on a chain, This could be removed if required.
Condition - Excellent
Weight - 9.2g