Yellow Gold Memorial Locket with an Enameled Pearl set Star

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Sweet and touching, when opened this lovely 15k yellow gold locket reveals a beautifully braided lock of blond hair and an inscription. AMW feb 19th 1861 obt 81. The front has a pretty cobalt blue enameled star set with a pearl. Pearls in memorial jewels often represent tears and innocence. 15k was a popular gold fineness in Victorian England. The locket is suspended from a modern 14k yellow gold chain.

Measurements: The locket 21.5mm x 17.9mm, The chain 16"

Materials: The locket, 15k yellow gold, enamel and natural pearl. The chain 14k yellow gold.

Era: 1880's

Condition: Very good with a flea bite to the enamel and a rub spot on the reverse.