Art Deco Large Carved Onyx & Diamond Locket 2ctw
An absolutely magnificent onyx and diamond locket/pendant from the Art Deco (ca1920) era! This gorgeous and unusual piece is made of solid black onyx which is hand carved into a rectangular shape with clipped corners. On the front of the piece is a raised oval shape which has a convex face and a large single diamond set in the center. The diamond is bezel set and has a total approximate weight of 2.00ct with I color and SI3 clarity. The onyx locket hangs from a simple platinum bail which is accented with 2 additional diamonds and on the back is a enameled framed glass locket which is a perfect place for your favorite photograph. The piece has a simple yet striking design which looks fabulous when worn. It's a beautiful and unusual locket and would make a wonderful addition to any collection!
Measurements: The locket hangs approximately 2 1/8" long, 1 3/8" wide and slightly more than 1/2" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the pendant/locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the onyx or platinum and all of the diamonds are intact. The frame on the back of the locket closes easily and stays securely closed.