Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace

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Antique Victorian 9ct gold glass locket. This pendant is very unusual, glass lockets are not common to find . The beautiful piece features delicately woven hair. Hair of a loved one was used as decoration in jewellery during the Victorian era. Hair work jewellery is highly collectable, precious and sentimental. The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

The bale of the locket unscrews, loosening the glass panes allowing you to place a picture, lock of hair or a thin momento would be able to fit into this locket.

 

The bail on the locket is not original as it is gold plated on a base metal.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

HALLMARKS

The pendant is hallmarked with the number '375', '9', Anchor and the letter 'I' indicating the piece was hallmarked in 1857-1858 Birmingham. The piece 9ct yellow gold.

 

MEASUREMENT:

The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measuring 18". The locket is in excellent condition, measuring 3.2cm / 1.2" (including bale) in height and 2.3cm / 0.9" in width.

 

CONDITION:

The pendant is in excellent antique condition, the glass on the hair side has some fine scratches which are not easily visible. When opening locket extra must be taken to not damage the hair, a picture can easily be placed into the other side. The bail is slightly worn on the front and the back.

 

SKU

6148

Antique Victorian 9ct gold glass locket. This pendant is very unusual, glass lockets are not common to find . The beautiful piece features delicately woven hair. Hair of a loved one was used as decoration in jewellery during the Victorian era. Hair work jewellery is highly collectable, precious and sentimental. The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

The bale of the locket unscrews, loosening the glass panes allowing you to place a picture, lock of hair or a thin momento would be able to fit into this locket.

 

The bail on the locket is not original as it is gold plated on a base metal.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837-1901

 

HALLMARKS

The pendant is hallmarked with the number '375', '9', Anchor and the letter 'I' indicating the piece was hallmarked in 1857-1858 Birmingham. The piece 9ct yellow gold.

 

MEASUREMENT:

The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain measuring 18". The locket is in excellent condition, measuring 3.2cm / 1.2" (including bale) in height and 2.3cm / 0.9" in width.

 

CONDITION:

The pendant is in excellent antique condition, the glass on the hair side has some fine scratches which are not easily visible. When opening locket extra must be taken to not damage the hair, a picture can easily be placed into the other side. The bail is slightly worn on the front and the back.

 

SKU

6148

BLACK FRIDAY DELIVERY

UK - Sent tracked by the Royal Mail, 2-3 working days delivery time. £5.00

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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