SOLD Victorian French 18ct Gold Sardonyx Locket
A beautiful and elegant petite locket from the Victorian period, c1880s. The locket is French in origin and is marked for 18ct gold with the eagles head hallmark. It has beautiful sardonyx carving to the front and back with the black of the onyx showing through the layer of white on the top due to the style of carving. To one side is a lovely 6 pointed star with little stars surrounding it on the surface. To the other is a carved cross, again with stars surrounding the central design. Inside is a glass section that is on a hinge and can be opened to place your own momento or picture behind. A beautifully crafted little piece of jewellery.
The locket will come on an 18" 14kt gold fill chain as pictured.
Materials - 18ct Gold (marked), Sardonyx
Age - C1880s
Size - The locket measures approx 16mm long by 13mm wide with the bail adding an extra 7mm to the length
Condition - Very good.
Weight - 2.94g locket only.