Victorian 15ct Gold Pearl Cross Locket
A fabulous Victorian oval locket gold but not hallmarked (testing asÃ?Â 15ct). On the front is a cross made up of seed pearls and blue enamel. In excellent condition for its age - secure fastenings and hinges.
Engraved on the back J.W & A.M.W SEPTEMBER 11 1872. Charming photo inside of a Victorian lady who is - unusually for the time - smiling!
The locket measures 3cms by 2.4cms and total weight of 7.9g.
15ct was a British Commonwealth gold standard between 1854 and 1931 and is very common in English Victorian jewellery.
Sale includes a protective box (not the original). Does NOT include chain which is for illustrative purposes only. Originally purchased in the UK.