Vintage Diamond Paste Swallow Locket Pendant Necklace
Antique Victorian octagon 9K gold back and front locket pendant necklace featuring diamond paste swallow on the front. The swallow is in flight amidst a garland of flowers and bears a ruby paste head with the body having brilliants. When open, two compartments are ready for a memento or keepsake. Beautiful piece of antique figural animal jewelry!
Materials: 9 karat gold back and front; Silver setting
Measurements: The locket measures 1 1/8 inches tall and a tad over 3/4 inches wide. We've added a newer gold filled chain to compliment the piece.
Weight: 5.1 grams
Hallmarks: 9ct Gold Back & Front, Silver Setting
Date: Circa early 1900s
Condition: Very good with no dents or dings and all paste stones full of fire. The locket closes with a snap and shows very minor age appropriate wear.