Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket

Fresh looking, soft wear is noticeable on close inspection. Gold setting has a bright patina with some distinct surface scratching at the back of locket, no dents. Glass has fresh sheen with no chips and light surface wear. Clear stones are slightly smoky but they still have nice light and shimmer. No original photo frames (no glass/plastic inserts).

Bale is secure and original. Shuts tightly with satisfying "snap". Tests for gold filled, glass. We can precisely size, vividly print, and precision-cut photos to perfectly fit inside your locket. Tap here to personalize your locket.

Made by hand or in small groups of similar styles, vintage jewelry is individualistic with its own special story. Shield shape is less commonly found with deep shimmer from central cabochon that is framed by a subtle laurel wreath. Locket is marked and made by the S.

Dimensional design done through repousse technique that catches and casts light dynamically. Oversized silhouette is solidly made with quality weight and feel in your hand. Locket has slightly puffy cache laying flush when worn.

Gemstones are time consuming to cut, requiring a high degree of skill from a trained craftsman, and glass cabochons can be equally complicated to manufacture on a large scale while keeping costs down. These constraints are only a few of the reasons you often see similar shapes of stones used in jewelry. For example, for a striking look as well as a unique find. On Glass Made to Simulate Gemstones. Glass has long been used by jewelers to simulate natural gemstones.

For instance, during the Georgian era, black dot paste is a term that refers to a style of glass that was made to simulate the sparkle of natural diamonds. But in the 1940s, the use of glass to simulate gemstones ramped up more than ever before. World War II constrained both fine materials and pocketbooks, so more and more designers (including high-end designers) focused on glass to re-create the distinctive properties of different gems. High-end designers thus began making costume glass jewelry - but with the same attention to detail, high craftsmanship, and design skill that was applied to fine jewelry.

_gsrx_vers_1326 GS 8.4.1 (1326). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.
Antique Victorian Large Shield Yellow Gold Filled Repousse Paste Pendant Locket