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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 28, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House
**STUNNING** ORNATE C1900 ANTIQUE VICTORIAN 9CT ROLLED GOLD LOCKET This is an EXQUISITE and highly collectable nice sized Antique Victorian Oval 9CT Rolled Gold locket ... and the locket has ORNATE BEADED CARVINGS on BOTH SIDES -- it has a beautiful beaded design , which is the same on both sides.. very ART NOUVEAU...a beautiful striking piece... This is such a beautiful large sized piece .. with the ORIGINAL GLASS INSERT & BEZEL in one side and the other side is quite deep and would probably have been used to hold a memento such as a lock of hair ... HISTORY It is Circa 1900 by design and styling...... This extremely beautiful locket is a beautiful antique gold color ,that buttery hue unlike the brassy yellow gold of today.. It is not stamped that I can see but the outer surface tests positive for 9ct gold and is Rolled Gold and from a British Estate. .. .. Antique quality Rolled Gold such as this is considered to be equivalent to todays low karat gold and wears the same. . DESCRIPTION & SIZING The locket opens to reveal a picture window on one side , still complete with the GLASS cover and original bezel .. ..and it is ready to store photos of a loved one.. The other side is empty and is a receptacle with a silver finish, common for these times.. and was more than likely used as a mourning piece to store a memento of a ... read more