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New w/ Tag OLD Antique Nouveau 10K Rose & Yellow Gold GF Repousse Locket Pendant

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This Art Nouveau style locket presents beautifully and still has its original sales swing tag attached. I’ve not come across one with such magnificent design and styling. The locket’s body has a yellow gold hue with the front featuring a fabulous repousse design that encompasses a plain, rose gold hued disc/cartouche perfect for engraving with one’s monogram. The gold has a matt-like sheen that is shiny yet has developed the patina of time.

The back in plain and smooth and inside includes both the original frames & covers although they are a little cloudy with age. The original jump ring is hanging from the fixed bail which will accommodate a chain of your choice.

The locket has the silky smooth feel usually only associated with solid carat gold and expected of quality antique jewellery.

 

HISTORY & HALLMARKS

Era:                  Victorian/Edwardian c1900

Trademark:      B. B. Co. (on inside)

Maker:              Bastian Bros. Company which is in operation today having been established in 1895, 114 years ago.  This company produced bracelets, jewellery and novelties which were/are of high quality & collectable today. 

Construction:   Gold Filled – unmarked

Gold purity:     Outer surface tested positive for 10 carat gold

 

MEASURES

Height:             3.2cm including the ring

Diameter:         2.9cm or 1 & 1/8”

Thickness:        5.7mm

Weight:            10.7 grams

 

OVERALL

Near MINT Antique condition! There is only one detail to mention; a nick to the back edge which is an old test mark (it shows juts how thick the gold coverage is) that is barely obvious. There are no detracting elements to note – no wear, dents or repairs – it is otherwise as new. It is extremely rare to offer a locket this age in this near Pristine condition – it is NOT to be missed. It is a Stunning over one century old ready for you to include your own mementoes to wear close to your heart.

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$199.99
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