Secret Gold and Pearl Locket “Marigold”

$714

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Description

Adorable late 19th century photo locket in 18-carat yellow gold with a fabric pattern on the front. Round in shape, it has a delicate pattern of wheat sheaves, centred on a cultured pearl (later restored). A piece with shimmering reflections that captivates the eye and will capture what is most dear to you.
Diameter: 2 cm
Bail Length: 9mm
Weight: 4.22g
Eagle hallmark
This unique piece had a previous life in France.

The story: photo lockets belong to the family of sentimental jewelry, dedicated to celebrating a loved one. Known in the United Kingdom as “Forget me not” and popularized by Queen Victoria, they contain a compartment to hold the photo of the loved one.