CHECK OUT OUR OTHER VINTAGE WATCH, JEWELRY, STERLING & ESTATE AUCTIONS! Victorian, solid 10K yellow gold and black enamel engraved mourning locket pendant, in excellent original condition.High quality and finely crafted. This is an absolutely gorgeous, solid 10K yellow gold locket that has been beautifully engraved on one side with a floral motif and textured spirals radiating out from the design.
The other side of the locket is textured, engraved and accented with black enamel that forms lovely volutes and spirals. The use of the black enamel along with the piece being a Victorian locket, suggest that it can be classified as mourning jewelry, made popular by Queen Victoria. Who wore black mourning clothes and jewelry for decades after the death of her husband, Prince Albert.The locket is empty, but can be opened to reveal what would have been utilized as space for a photograph or hair of a loved one. There is some minor enamel loss due to the age of the piece.
The attached, solid 10K yellow gold pendant bail can accommodate your favorite chain up to 4.3mm. Measures over 1 3/8" (36.01mm) long and nearly 1 1/8" (28.12mm) wide. Weighs 12.1 grams (over 1/3 Troy ounce). Arrives in an attractive gift box. All items carefully described to the best of our ability.All sales are final unless proved that there was gross misrepresentation in our description. Please do not save questions until the last minute as they may not be able to be answered in time. We usually respond to emails within 24 hours. A NOTE ABOUT GOLD CONTENT: We are long established professional jewelers. Whenever a claim is made as to metal content or karat purity, it has been verified by jeweler's hallmarks or tested to industry standards.
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Don't be skeptical of our no reserve auctions. Occasionally we set modest reserves that are based in reality. We know you will love our items and our service.If you are not satisfied for any reason, please let us know so that we may work with you to make you happy. The item "Victorian, Solid Yellow Gold & Black Enamel Engraved Mourning Locket Pendant" is in sale since Wednesday, April 8, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Mourning Jewelry". The seller is "oldetown" and is located in Santa Rosa, California.
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