Antique: Large Victorian Heart Locket in 14 kt Gold with Diamond Set Clover
This is a particularly beautiful example of an antique Victorian heart locket in 14 kt gold with a diamond set clover. It is not only a token of Love but also of Luck!
What makes this locket a standout? Its size larger than most at 1 1/2 inches in length (see the picture in the palm of the hand). Its outside surface patina is a soft buttery yellow. The brushed gold look is from a technique called "bloomed gold," which yields a lovely rich patina.
At the center of the heart there are three old mine cut diamonds set in the shape of a clover. The diamonds are extraordinarily bright, white, and full of sparkle.
The locket is in very good condition and still has its original photo-frames inserts.
Details & Dimensions
- The locket is 1 1/2 inches long by 1 1/8 inches at its widest point.
- The locket is 14 kt gold with three old cut diamonds.
- Thought to be American.
Period & Hallmarks
- 19th c.
- Marked 14k. Also tests as 14 ct gold.
- The locket is in very good antique condition with general light surface wear/surface scratches (visible only with magnification). The locket opens and closes securely and properly.
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