Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (1 of 6)
Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (2 of 6) Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (3 of 6) Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (4 of 6) Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (5 of 6) Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890 (6 of 6)

Gorgeous Victorian 9ct Rose Gold Heart Shape Locket with Enamelled Shield Front Victorian c.1890

Ref: FOURTY / LA125469

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Description

This is an antique 'victorian' locket of popular proportions, an ‘eye catching’ item of antique jewellery (see 5 pence and us quarter in inset picture for size comparisons).

This HEART SHAPED locket has machined patterning to the front having centre set a shield shaped raised area, this is plain surfaced having a diagonal band set with a geometric design in pale blue enamel. The locket has a gold top holding ring with an inner diameter of 4.2 mm.

Reverse side has a lovely floral spray engraving with a vacant shield shaped cartouche to the base.

This locket is that lovely mellow rose gold found in jewellery items from the years bordering the turning of the 19th/20th century.

The locket will offer the new owner many more years safeguarding your most treasured keepsake or photographs. The hinge is sound and firm, the locket opens easily and shuts well with a reassuring “click”. Inside the locket has watered silk insets and Perspex covers, there's a  retaining rim to both sides. The locket is firm with no buckle effect at all when pressed.

A SPECIAL ANTIQUE LOCKET HERE SO TREAT YOURSELF OR THE PERFECT GIFT PERHAPS?


Measurements

Height : 31 mm - 1.22 in

Width : 24 mm - 0.94 in

Depth : 5.5 mm - 0.22 in

Weight : 7.0 g - 0.02 lb

Condition

This locket is in excellent condition, no dints, bumps or scratches, indeed no blemishes to detract at all. LOVELY CRISP ENGRAVING and nice polished surfaces throughout. (The enamel is perfect to the naked eye but has some slight age related markings under 10X eyeglass scrutiny!).