ANTIQUE EARLY VICTORIAN ENGLISH 15K GOLD TURQUOISE & LOCKET BACK BROOCH c1840
An antique English, solid 15 carat gold (tests thereabouts) brooch; beautifully made, with ornate scrolled decoration set with turquoise cabochons. To the back is a glazed locket compartment containing a woven hair memento - easily changed out by a jeweller or handy person.
A high quality, beautiful and wonderfully wearable Victorian brooch!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear, tiny amount of holing to edges, unnoticeable. Originally will have also had a bail, fittings still present. Disparity in turquoise colours natural and perfectly normal.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1840/50. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 45 x 37 mm (1 inch = 25.4 mm). To give an impression of scale, the coin is 19 mm or ¾ of an inch diameter.
WEIGHT: Approx. 10.8 grams.