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  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace
  • VICTORIAN Necklace Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace

VICTORIAN

Antique Victorian 1876 Sterling Silver Large Oval Ivy Locket Necklace

£545.00 GBP

Antique Victorian oval locket set in sterling silver. The locket features a ball and ivy design. 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. The locket has a number of marks indicating the piece is set in sterling silver, made in Birmingham, England in 1876. These Victorian lockets are very rare and highly sought after.

 

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.

 

HALLMARKS

B, Anchor, Lion

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 5.7cm / 2.2" (including bail) in height, 3.5cm / 1.3"  in length. The locket hangs from a heavy 1981 vintage sterling silver Albert chain measuring 18" / 45.7cm in length.

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent condition, it closes securely.

 

SKU

6535

 

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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