We're on vacation from 12/22 — 1/4. Shipping will resume on 1/5.

Late 19th Century French Carved Onyx Greek Key Cross & Star Locket



Adding a Greek Key pattern is an easy (and classy) way to add Neoclassical vibes to anything: architecture, pottery, clothing, jewelry. This labyrinthine line was a decorative element commonly found in Ancient Greece. Here, it's carved into two-layered onyx - the top white layer has been strategically removed to show the black below.


  • Materials

    18k (marked), carved nicolo black onyx, glass, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1 1/4" length including the bale, 18" chain

Need more photos?

Send us an email to request photos of this piece on a model.





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Lockets: Magical, Medicinal, Memorial
Lockets:Magical, Medicinal, Memorial.

RelatedHistory Lesson

cameos:Wearable Miniature Sculptures