ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PEARL DIAMOND HEART PENDANT LOCKET 18CT GOLD CIRCA 1860
A beautiful Antique heart pendant dating from the mid-Victorian era, Circa 1860. The fabulous heart is crowned with a twinkling 0.10ct Old Mine cut Diamond in the centre and encrusted with an array of lustrous Pearls across the front which also run up the bale.
Hearts were exceptionally popular in the Victorian era, when the common populace became entranced by Queen Victoria’s love affair with Prince Albert. The heart motif represented a love akin to this royal union.
The piece is 18ct Yellow Gold and complete with a wonderful triangular locket at the back which is complete with a rim and window. It would look stunning on a Gold chain and is a perfect place to store a picture of your nearest and dearest.
WEIGHT: 4.95 grams
MEASURES: Width 16mm x Height 17mm (27mm inc. bale) x Depth 6mm
LOCKET MEASURES: 13mm x 13mm
METAL: 18ct Yellow Gold (Tested)
STONES: Pearl/ Diamond (approx. 0.10ct)
CLARITY: SI 1 - H Colour
AGE: Victorian. Circa 1860
ITEM NUMBER: 20-434