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Victorian Equestrian Themed Swivel Locket

$2,000

Small-ish in scale and super unusual in it's heavy-handed use of an equestrian theme, this ultra fine quality swivel locket is modeled in gold with slabs of bloodstone and white chalcedony. The mounting is modeled is the likeness of a spur complete with a rowel that actually spins. And the bale is a stirrup! On a new 18" 14k gold chain.

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  • Materials

    18k gold (tests), bloodstone, white chalcedony, glass lens, new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1850

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1" x 5/8", 18" chain

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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.

It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.