Antique Victorian Banded Agate Locket on a Chain
Antique Banded Agate Locket on 24-Inch Double Chain C. 1899 United Kingdom
A very rare and extraordinary locket! Photo of Tsar Nicholas II (1868-1918) is original Pinchbeck and agate stone with a rock crystal convex lens Wear with our without a photo All original The chain may or may not have been original to the locket, it is a perfect match.
Locket measures 2 3/4 inches high with bale 1 1/2 inches wide Chain is 24 inches long Total weight of the necklace is 46.9 g. 30.2 dwt
Pinchbeck is a metal that greatly resembles gold. Discovered by Christopher Pinchbeck (1670-1732) It is an alloy composed of copper and zinc. Used extensively during the 18th and 19th centuries in the production of jewelry
In pristine condition