Victorian Locket Earrings of Rock Crystal and Turquoise. Ovals of rock crystal are secretly lockets set in 15kt gold frames. Both the drops and the engraved earring tops are studded with bezel set natural turquoise. The earrings are Victorian, c. 1860 and are in original condition. Rock crystal is cool and smooth and appreciated for what is believed to bring healing and peace to the wearer. c 1860
Seen for the first time in centuries, a 1,500-year-old tomb comes to light via a tiny camera lowered into a Maya pyramid at Mexico's Palenque archaeological site in April. The intact, blood-red funeral chamber offers insight into the ancient city's early history, experts say.