Antique 1880s English Double-Sided Gilt & Banded Agate Memento Locket
Striking c. 1880s Victorian English banded agate memento locket with two marvelous thick slices of agate set in gilt metal fittings.
The agate is semi-translucent with beautiful brown and caramel colors. The panels are set in beautifully fitted hinged bezels with a trim of milgrain detail. It opens to hold your favorite photos or mementos.
Locket measures a bit over 1-1/4" tall not including the bale by 1" wide. It's in superb condition with no chips or cracks. It appears to have been regilded at some time. Total weight is 10.2 grams.
This would look beautiful on your favorite chain or ribbon. A rare and beautiful Victorian locket!
This listing is for the locket only. Gold chain in photos not included.