A superb Georgian period mourning brooch.
Solid 15 carat rose gold example.
The front is designed with a locket containing braided hair. This opens from the reverse. Surrounding are alternating round pearls and turquoise stones with foiled vibrant pink purple pastes inside.
CONDITION ; Very for age. Clean example. Well set stones. Working clasp. Issue free. Please view photographs.
WEIGHT ; 6.1 grams
SIZE ; 28mm x 23mm bale approx
HALLMARKS ; none, tests as 15ct