ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER & GOLD FOILED PASTE HEART PHOTO LOCKET PENDANT c1890
An antique English 9 carat gold (tests thereabouts) backed & sterling silver fronted heart shaped pendant; beautifully made, pavé set with foiled glittering clear pastes to the front, and opening to reveal glasses holding old hair & photo mementos (easily changed out).
A lovely quality example...so pretty, very collectible & ready to wear!
CONDITION: All original and very, very good. Slightest signs of wear commensurate with age and use. A few stones & their foiling a little discoloured through age - see picture.
DATE/MARKS: Around 1880/1900. Not marked.
DIMENSIONS: 27 x 23 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. 9.3 grams.