Victorian Ruby and Pearl Locket
This richly bloomed and substantially crafted 14k yellow gold locket is an intact Victorian historical treasure. The piece is uniquely decorated with ribbons of seed peals and rubies on the front and a hand-engraved scripted personalization (in German) on the back which reads "Zum Andenken an die Verbindung unserer Kinder d.6. Mai 1874." Translation: "To commemorate the marriage of our children on the 6th of May 1874". This majestic keepsake measures 1 5/8 by 1 3/8 inches, plus a 5/8 inch loop.

It was most likely a gift from the groom's family in order to mark the occasion and future connection between the mothers-in-law. It is also likely that there are two of these lockets so both mothers would have one. The photos are of the soon to be married couple. Many thanks to Christine, a Lang fan and jewelry expert, for providing proper translation and context.
Item Number 90-1-6369
14 Karat Yellow Gold
1 5/8 in
1 3/8 inch
5/8 " bale
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Center Natural Pearl details
Measurements: 8.00-5.00 mm
Color: Light Cream

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Additional Details Additional Gemstone Details
18 Cushion Cut Rubies
Total Carat Weight: 0.60
10 Seed Pearls
Measurements: 3.30-3.30 mm
Color: Light Cream

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