Antique Fine Mourning

1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named


1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named

1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named    1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named
1849 Victorian 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch w/ Name & Date. From an estate in Ohio, I believe. This is an absolutely beautiful mourning brooch with hidden compartment. It, however, does have some issues so read entire description please. Unmarked, but top tested at 9-10K and bottom tested at 14K. Pin itself is not gold but C clasp is 14K. There is lots of silver solder around the edges. Most likely the top and bottom started separating or cracked so was soldered w/ sterling.

On the back there are some deep creases but not cracked through yet. One seed pearl is missing.

I don't see any missing or cracked enamel. The inscription on the back reads Margaret Nichols Died Dec. The domed top is removable and inside would have held hair or a memento of a loved one. It was on pretty tight but I was able to pop it off using my watch repair knife. Be very careful removing it or you could damage the enamel. This top piece is enamel over copper with the rim in sterling silver. The gold & seed pearl piece is wired through this lid. The brooch weighs 35.7 grams. Excluding the lid piece, it weighs 25.3 grams. Measures 2 1/2" x 1 7/8". Any white spots are from glare or camera flash.

This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Mourning Jewelry". The seller is "kimmly" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.

  1. Base Metal: Gold
  2. Material: Enamel
  3. Original/Reproduction: Original
  4. Type: Brooch / Locket
  5. Antique: Yes
  6. Main Stone Color: Blue
  7. Jewelry Department: Fine
  8. Metal Purity: 9k, 14K
  9. Signed: No
  10. Main Stone: seed pearl
  11. Metal: Yellow Gold
  12. Brand: Unbranded


1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named    1849 Antique 9K & 14K Gold Blue Enamel Seed Pearls Mourning Brooch Locket Named