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Antique Victorian Cameo Locket Necklace

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90-1-2864

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

A hand-carved hardstone cameo depicting a Victorian beauty in profile adorns the front of this richly detailed locket, intricately hand crafted in two-tone 18K green and rose gold. The puffed locket is fancifully hand engraved on the reverse an opens to reveal an oval display case for a photo or two of your your loved one[s]. 1 3/4 by 1 1/8 inches, the original Victorian chain measures 21 inches.

Details

Materials:
18 Karat Two-Tone Gold, 14 Karat Yellow Gold, Gold Filled
Length:
1 3/4 inch
Width:
1 1/8 inch
Chain Length:
21 inches
Period:
Victorian

About Victorian Jewelry

The eclectic Victorians didn’t limit themselves when it came to motifs and themes—if it struck their fancy, they turned it into jewelry. Sweet and sentimental with a distinct romantic streak, Victorian gems expanded upon their Georgian predecessors. The array of styles that blossomed (sometimes quite literally) during this era endure to this day.

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As with anything of value, especially sentimental value, taking good care of your vintage and antique jewelry from Lang will enhance its beauty and extend its lifespan. We encourage you to have your jewelry checked and cleaned by us or by your trusted local jeweler every six months, to ensure that each piece is in good wearable condition with all gemstones in place. It’s not uncommon for stones to loosen over time, and it’s much easier to tighten a loose stone than to replace a lost one! As stated in our Repair Policy, we strongly recommend that you allow us to perform any repairs, since our jewelers are specialists in restoring vintage and antique jewelry.

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