Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket

Fresh looking, soft wear is noticeable only on close inspection. Gold setting has a bright patina with minor surface wear, no dents. Original glass sparkles with crisp faceting and no chips or surface wear. One original frame holds your photos in place (no glass/plastic inserts).

Bale is secure and original. No stones are missing, they are bright and sparkling with a few that are smoky. Shuts tightly with satisfying "snap". Tests for 10k gold filled, Tests for Sterling Silver Alloy (does not have silver/gold content). Made by hand or in small groups of similar styles, vintage jewelry is individualistic with its own special story.

Abstract design is uncommon and is enhanced by its full silhouette. Locket's face is raised and recessed through repousse technique so it catches and casts light ethereally. Oversized silhouette is solidly made with substantial weight and feel in your hand. Locket has slim cache laying flush when worn.

Antique and vintage styles that are typically seen in small or modest sizes get dramatic attention when they're found in large, oversized, or bold pieces. These larger versions increase the collectability of a piece.

A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond. Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head. Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria. Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era. When certain ideas and words were deemed too forward or improper to be spoken, jewelry and symbolic meaning was used to communicate what was left unsaid.

_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 Yellow Gold Filled Paste 1.75 Large Pendant Locket