Jewel of the day: Bohemian Garnet Locket

Happy birthday to all you January babies, whose birthstone is the garnet. This stone was used heavily in Victorian times, and can be seen in a lot of Bohemian/Czech pieces of that era.

This lovely locket from the fantastic Morning Glory Jewelry is set with with an abundance of garnets and has a glass back for a photo, lock of hair (common in the Victorian period) or other memento. It appears to be made of sterling silver. It sells for USD$598.

Bohemian garnet locket


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