"Darling" is a word that immediately pops into mind when viewing this amazing Victorian diamond and enamel locket. Its delicate proportions make it suitable for wear by a teen or adult. Its absolutely unique and beautiful-- locket collector, Victoriana enthusiasts, take note!Every millimeter of this piece has been lovingly and carefully crafted. The face and back have a cloisonne enameling of flowers in sky blue, white and pale green. The gold itself is textured and hand engraved. One small old mine cut diamond sits in a star shaped engraving. The locket is about 14mm wide and 17mm tall including the simple circular bail. The piece opens to two round areas for pictures and is about 6mm deep-- very easy to wear. Condition is very good for its age.
There is some enamel pitting and minor loss under magnification. It looks fantastic when worn. The hinge and clasp works well to allow the locket to open easily and shut securely.This beauty would make a fantastic and sentimental gift-- new mom with pictures of her baby inside, wedding day with ancestor photos as "something old", teen birthday gift with pictures of her family or favorite pet. Versatile and beautiful, this lovely locket weighs 2.58 grams, It is unmarked but tests as 15K. I have had too many packages go missing. The item "Victorian ENAMEL OLD MINE CUT DIAMOND Petite LOCKET 15K Antique Estate" is in sale since Sunday, December 13, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mrsgotrocks" and is located in Washington, District Of Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.