SOLD Victorian French 18kt Gold Bloodstone Locket
A beautiful and simple locket that is French in origin and made from 18kt gold. The locket dates to the late Victorian period, c1880 and has two beautiful domed bloodstones set in gold frames. The frames have a little etching in them giving the locket a little finesse. The inside of the locket is almost as beautiful as the outside with a hinged door with a little lip to allow you to open it with ease. The perfect place for a picture or momento.
There is slight evidence of a hallmark on the bale though it is so tiny, that it is impossible to make it out. The locket hangs on a 14kt gold fill chain that is 18" long.
Materials - 18kt Gold (tested), Bloodstone
Age - C1880
Size - Locket measures 20mm long by 15mm wide. The bale adds approx 8mm to the length
Condition - Excellent
Weight - 4.8g