ANTIQUE 22K GOLD STUART CRYSTAL MOURNING HEART SHAPED URN & HAIR LOCKET c1700
An antique English, solid high carat gold (tests around 22 carat) heart-shaped mourning locket; with faceted Stuart crystals to both sides, retaining hair mementos - one swirl-type with pearl pieces, the other finely woven and topped with a vitreous enamelled urn device with gold fittings and pearl embellishments.
A very high quality, guaranteed original and period Stuart crystal pendant!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slight signs of wear commensurate with age and use, top ring has been repaired in the past. One pearl loose inside its locket. Contents possibly early replacements. Old solder repair to small seam on one side, negligible.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1720. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 23 x 18 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. 4.0 grams.