Art Nouveau 15kt Repousse & Diamond Maiden Locket
An exquisite gold locket from the Art Nouveau era! This beautiful piece is made of vibrant 15kt yellow gold (indicating English origin) and has the wonderful repousse image of a beautiful woman's face. The picture is intricately detailed with long flowing locks of hair, delicate facial features, and interesting geometric shapes in the background that frame her face. The locket is detailed with four sparkling old Mine Cut diamonds set within the surface, three of the diamonds set within the band in her hair, giving the piece a regal appearance. The largest diamond represents a gem that hangs around her neck from a chain. The locket opens to reveal space to store a special photograph inside and at the top of is a simple gold bail, allowing it to be easily hung and worn from a chain. This intricate locket has a breathtaking Art Nouveau look and would make a very special addition to any collection!
Measurements: The locket hangs 1 3/4" long, is 1 3/8" wide and 3/16" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting and all four diamonds are intact. The bail is in good condition and locket opens and closes easily and securely.