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VICTORIAN antique ivy and amethysts brooch locket back, 1889 :VICTORIAN antique ivy and amethysts brooch with locket back, engraved 1889 and the name "Clara", with another illegible word, 1-3/4" by 1-1/3".
The gold front is concave and the stones are set on a bridge over the top of it, creating a lovely reflection.
Each stone has a slightly rounded top table in the older style.
The back has a locket with a cover for a photo or a lock of hair, and it is empty now, ready for whatever you want to put there. The settings are missing a few of the prong tips that hold the lavender stones, but the stones are stable nonetheless.
Also, there is a thin 1-/4" opening on the seam between the front and back of the brooch, again not anything that jeopardizes the brooch itself.
The clasp is the Victorian style hinge and open C style typical of this era.
NOTE: the dark area at the bottom center of the inner frame is a shadow from the setting above it, not something missing. There are some dents on the back only, as seen in the photo. View
All items in excellent vintage condition unless otherwise noted.
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