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Lot 0008
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.


  • 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.
  • Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers for coloured gemstones.

  • 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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    An early 20th century gold gem-set locket. Of oval

    Estimate £350 - £450Oct 12, 2017