Victorian Scalloped Shell Amethyst Locket
A substantial Victorian shell locket set with a large foiled amethyst. The pendant has a beautiful golden colour and opens to reveal a glazed locket compartment.
Circa 1880. Likely continental in origin.
The shell has a worn gold stamp but tests as 15ct gold and hangs from a gold split ring.
The locket is 3.3 x 2.9cm in size excluding the split ring.
It weighs a hefty 14.2g.
The amethyst is 1.9 x 1.5cm approximately.
Nice clean condition. Some light indents to the reverse, two small areas of bezel around the amethyst are nibbled. Opens and closes well and interior locket is in working condition. Light surface scratches to the amethyst.
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