Antique Gold Chrysocolla Victorian Locket Pendant
A very unique and rare find in this wonderful ball sphere shaped antique Victorian locket comprised of a chrysocolla gemstone. Surrounded by an engraved gold filled band, each half circle of blue green chrysocolla opens to reveal a compartment for storing a memento or photo. Wear as a locket, watch fob or add to a charm bracelet, this unique antique piece is a true treasure.
Chrysocolla is an alluring, vivid blue-green color and is often mistaken for turquoise because they share many visual similarities. For thousands of years chrysocolla has been known throughout the world as a stone of calming reconciliation and reassurance. In ancient Egypt, it was called the "wise stone" because it shielded and encouraged the mind.
- Materials: Gold Fill
- Gemstone: Chrysocolla
- Measurement: 23.5mm east to west and 21.5mm north to south not including the bale
- Condition: No chips or nicks...excellent antique locket. Note that the chain is for display purposes only.