A wonderful antique bloodstone locket from the Victorian era, c1900! Made of gold filled shell and gilt metal frame, the colour is a warm rose hue to the front shield and a rosy yellow to the engraved back. Adorned and inlaid to the front of the locket is a striking piece of natural bloodstone. The flat bevel edge oval bloodstone exhibits a wonderful deep forest green with flecks of vibrant red. A rose gold shield plaque rests at the center of the bloodstone, engraved with "W Reynolds Bowden". The other side of the locket is adorned with stunning hand engraving of ivy leaves and foliage in wondrous Art Nouveau style. Inside the locket reveals a frame to one side and liners. A 9ct rose gold wire bail attaches to the top allowing for a chain of your choice to suspend from.
A unique bloodstone antique locket, perfect for any fob collector and would look lovely worn daily!