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Victorian Locket Necklace With Seed Pearls

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90-1-10218

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ABOUT THIS NECKLACE

A beautifully styled Victorian locket, circa 1875, crafted in velvety 14K yellow gold. The multidimensional draped design is artfully adorned with decorative granulation, delicate torsade de pointes, and three lustrous seed pearls. A gorgeous pendant necklace with a covered locket compartment on the reverse (currently occupied by a distinguished Victorian gent). Superb. The pendant locket and matching bail measure 2 1/8 by 1 1/8 inches. The chain measures 18 inches.

Details

Materials:
14 Karat Yellow Gold
Length:
2 1/8 Inch
Width:
1 1/8 Inch
Height:
7/16 Inch
Chain Length:
18 inches
Gram Weight:
10.6 Grams
Period:
Victorian
Gemstone Details Gemstone Details

3 Seed Pearls

Shape:
Half Round
Measurements:
1.80-2.00 mm
Color:
Cream

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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