victorian pearl, garnet, and 14k gold starburst locket


The Story

Beautiful and substantial, this Victorian starburst locket from circa 1880s-1900, is an antique treasure.

Large in scale, this 14 karat yellow gold piece is striking.  On the front is a classic starburst shape made from raised gold and pearls.  Starting at the center and moving out from its eight points are 27 pearls ranging in size from 3.15 mm down to 1.5 mm.  Eight small garnets accent the starburst creating a subtle yet colorful detailing. 

The reverse has a detailed monogram reading "ABL" which finishes the antique piece.  It opens to hold two oval photos so you can keep your loved ones close.  Measuring 2.65 inches tall with its tapered bale by 1.6 inches wide, it's a substantial piece.  We love it worn as an heirloom locket on its own or stacked with other favorite necklaces. 

It comes without a chain so you can add it to your favorite antique necklace, but if you would like to purchase it with the option see on the model here or with a different chain, get in touch.

  • Style number: R1350
  • Victorian, circa 1880s-1900
  • 14k yellow gold
  • 27 pearls ranging from 3.15 mm to 1.5 mm
  • Height 2.65" with bale, width 1.6", depth 0.53"
  • Holds up to 2 photos inside locket measuring 1.78" x 1.32"
  • Great antique condition- wear consistent with age and use

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