UNIQUE & RARE ANTIQUE JEWELLERY

  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace
  • 1960s Necklace Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace

1960s

Vintage 1960s Silver Heart Locket Necklace

£85.00 GBP

Vintage 1960s locket featuring an ornate heart set with beautiful floral flourishes. The locket opens to reveal two areas where pictures can be placed. The locket hangs from a new sterling silver chain which can be adjusted. The locket is marked on the back '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

Vintage, 1960s

 

HALLMARKS

None, tested silver.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 1.8cm / 0.7" in height and 1.7cm / 0.6" in length. The chain measures 40 - 45cm / 16" - 18".

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

6539

 

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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