Antique Decorative Arts by Gideon Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Shell : Pre 1900 item #1205058 (stock #ga6131)
Gideon Antiques
A blend of beautiful materials and fine craftmanship create this wonderful Victorian pique locket, circa 1860 made of tortoise shell and inlaid with gold and sterling silver to form a whimsical rose and rose leaves design, on a tortoise shell bail. The locket opens to store two photos or lock of hair. Each frame rimmed with twisted gold and glass covered. The locket measures 1 3/4 inches in long from the top of the bail to the bottom of the locket and one inch at its widest point...