Mourning opal onyx locket pendant in yellow gold 18 karats (750). Large onyx Victorian locket made of an oval onyx on which is set an opal framed by four diamonds cut in rose, on a yellow gold setting. The cabochon-cut opal presents bright red, orange, green, blue and violet light effects. On the back, the onyx is delicately carved to accommodate an oval photograph, protected by a gold-rimmed glass. The jewel’s clasp takes on a vegetal form, enameled in black and set with a rose-cut diamond. Medallion souvenir of the late 19th century.
Owl hallmark (added afterwards)
Dimensions (including setting) : 62 mm x 33 mm x 10 mm
Estimated weight of the opal : 1 carat
Estimated weight of the diamonds : 0,10 carat
Condition : Scratches from use, chip on the onyx at the back of the jewel, under the clasp.
Weight : 21,40 gr
*The antique box and the chain are not sold with the jewel*
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