Within an 18k gold sphere, an accordion of circles unfold to display spaces for 6 photos. Two "arms" hold the globe closed neatly. A whole world hidden inside a locket, complete with original celluloid lenses!
18k gold (tests), celluloid lenses, new 14k gold chain
1 1/4" length including the bale, 2 1/2" length fully extended, 3/4" diameter, 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.