An especially lovely and unusual Victorian heart-shaped padlock with a bright old European cut diamond set within an ivy leaf. We've added a new 18" 14k gold chain to make it into a necklace.
15k gold (marked), 3.3mm old European cut diamond, new 14k gold chain
Very good - a small dent on the front of the locket; surface wear commensurate with age and use
1 1/8" x 5/8" heart padlock, 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.
The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.
Floriography allowed the Victorians to communicate their desires without saying anything at all.