Victorian 9k yellow gold garnet locket. During the late 19th century, it was popular and quite common to wear mementos from loved ones close to your heart. This beautiful gold frame garnet globe locket opens to allow photos or a slim memento (a small flower, piece of fabric, etc.) to be slipped inside. Known as "Pool of Light", the style magnifies the item enclosed within. This particular "Pool of Light" locket features a fully functional hinge that opens to reveal the painted portrait inside.