Victorian 14kt Diamond & Ruby "Parted Yet United" Locket
A beautiful and unusual diamond locket from the Victorian (ca1880) era! The beautiful piece is oval in shape and made of 14kt yellow gold. An applique design graces the front of the locket reading "PARTED YET UNITED" in bold, block letters. Each letter is encrusted with old Rose Cut diamonds and set within the 4 corners are vibrant rubies. The locket hangs from a simple gold bail and the piece is hinged on the side, opening to reveal 2 spaces for your favorite photograph. The unique design is absolutely lovely and the piece would make any collection complete!
Measurements: The locket hangs 1 1/2" long, measures 7/8" at the widest point and has a depth of a little more than 1/8" at the thickest point.
Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the gold setting and all of the stones are intact. The locket opens easily and stays securely closed.
**Paired with Item #34175 Victorian Long 10kt Textured Gold Link Chain Necklace 54"