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An early 20th century gold gem-set locket. Of oval outline, the heart-shape ruby cabochon and single-cut diamond crossed arrows motif with pierced scrolling foliate border, to the similarly pierced reverse engraved 'Mon Coeur Perce', suspended from a scrolling foliate engraved surmount. French assay marks. Length 4cms. Weight 12.2gms.

An early 20th century gold ruby and diamond locket.
An early 20th century gold ruby and diamond locket.

Condition Report

  • Overall condition good. Some surface scratches and minor discolouration in keeping with general age and wear.
  • Locket with bevelled glass compartment to one side of the interior.
  • Diamonds appear bright and well matched.
  • Estimated total diamond weight under 0.10ct.

  • Individual size and setting of diamonds prevents accurate colour and clarity assessment.

  • Ruby is in a closed back setting, presumed foil back. Ruby appears a deep medium slightly purplish red hue.
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  • Condition reports are offered as a guide only and we highly recommend inspecting any lot to satisfy yourself as to its condition.

  • For any further questions you may have on this lot, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Randall at ben@fellows.co.uk

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