This antique Victorian locket is adorned with juicy, vibrant cabochon and cut garnets that glow in the light. Garnets were a favourite stone of the Victorian era, loved for their deep red colour. This locket opens with a hinged, glass covered panel on the reverse - originally a lock of hair would have been kept within, but you can choose your own romantic keepsake.
MATERIALS: 10ct cabochon garnet centre, plus approximately 2.00cts of garnets surrounding the middle. 15ct gold, glass.
DIMENSIONS: 2.3cm tall (not including the bale, which is an additional 7mm). Width: 1.8cm. Weight: 4.8g.
ERA / HALLMARKS: Unmarked, tests as 15ct gold. Victorian era, c. 1860-80.