Victorian Mourning Hair Locket. 14k Yellow Gold and Pearl. Late 19th century.
Large and elaborate Victorian mourning hair locket brooch. Oval glass view window with gilded edge, red velvet, seed pearls, and beautifully detailed leaves. Late 19th century.
Tested 14k yellow gold. Total weight without glass 15.7 dwt.
2-3/8" height by 2-1/8" width. 1/4" depth.
Currently shown with piece of black fabric and no hair. Overall excellent condition with one small chip to the edge of the glass. Wear to the velvet around the center.