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A wonderful and unusual Victorian 9ct yellow gold rose cut diamond, ruby, split pearl and multi hue enamel locket dating from circa 1870. A Holbeinesque style piece with its use of gemstones and enamel very much in the manner of Holbein (in reference to the famous German artist Hans Holbein the younger (1497-1543)). The front of the locket is beautifully crafted and it’s selection of colours make it eye catching and totally unique. A splendid antique locket with the possibility remove the reverse to add a picture of a loved one or keep plane as desired. A great piece to add to any antique jewellery lovers hoard. 


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DIMENSIONS - 36mm L x 18mm W


MATERIALS - 9ct gold/ diamonds/ rubies/ split pearls/ enamel


WEIGHT - 5.9g


HALLMARK - Unmarked, tested throughout as 9ct gold using a touchstone. 


CONDITION - In overall lovely condition commensurate with age and use, the gems are all original to the piece and remain securely set. The locket back opens and closes securely. 

Victorian Gold Rose Cut Diamond, Ruby, Pearl and Enamel Locket Circa 1870

  • 36mm L x 18mm W


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