ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER GILT TURQUOISE PEARL SWALLOW LOCKET PENDANT c1880
An antique English silver gilt (sterling silver with a gold wash) locket pendant; beautifully made, with an applied swallow to the front, set with tiny seed pearls and turquoise cabochons, opening to reveal space for photos or slim mementos.
Lovely quality, very collectible & so wearable!
CONDITION: All original and very good. Slightest signs of gilding wear commensurate with age and use.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880. 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. 24.8grams.