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  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace

VICTORIAN

Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace

£195.00 GBP

Antique Victorian oval locket featuring beautiful ivy decoration set in sterling silver. In the Victorian era the Ivy leaf symbolised love, affection, fidelity, friendship and affection. The locket opens to review two areas where pictures can be placed.

 

On the back of the pendant is has two visible hallmarks, an anchor and lion. These marks indicate the piece was hallmarked in Birmingham, England and it is made from sterling silver.

 

HISTORY

The locket has a long rich history, during the earlier centuries, they were used to carry good luck charms, mementoes, hair, powder and even poison. The locket secured its romantic status during the Victorian era, it became the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It was to be the ultimate love token. Pictures held in lockets were originally miniature portraits, these were gradually replaced with photographs.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

HALLMARKS

Anchor, Lion

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures in 2.7cm / 1" in height and  2.3cm / 0.6" width. The locket hangs from a new sterling silver belcher chain measuring 45.72cm / 18" in length.

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent antique condition. The locket closes with a secure click.

 

SKU

6532

 

ABOUT US

Mayveda Jewellery was founded by Tiffany and Gillian Didham. Inspired by their great, great Grandmother ‘Mayveda’ the brand was created to celebrate one-of-a-kind fine antique jewellery and expertly crafted designer vintage costume jewellery. Mayveda seeks pieces of jewellery of the highest quality and historical significance.

 

When we own a piece of antique or costume jewellery we become a custodian holding onto it and adding to it’s already rich history.

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