ANTIQUE GEORGIAN DIAMOND RUBY 18CT GOLD HEART LOCKET PENDANT
This fabulous Georgian 18ct Yellow Gold heart locket pendant is Circa 1830.
Set with a central Ruby, which is surrounded by a lovely blue Enamel heart, which has a halo of Diamonds that are encrusted into the gallery of the locket, finishing with an outer border of white Enamel and a engraved edged gallery.
The Ruby is considered to be the most powerful gem of the universe, given as a gift, the ruby is a symbol of friendship and love. Ruby is also the symbol of vitality and loyalty.
Diamond is the hardest mineral on Earth and this combined with its exceptional lustre and brilliant fire has made it the most highly prized of all gems.
Old cut Diamonds are known to dance by candle light.
They glisten continuously, beautifully captivating the allure of natures beauty.
This is truly a superb heart locket.
The locket will hold two images so you can add your own history.
On the reverse there is a lovely foliate engraving with the letter A.
Steeped in history from the Georgian era.
Perfect for Valentines or that special occasion.
It weighs 9.7 grams.
The locket measures 25mm across x 35mm down, including loop.
Excellent condition all round.