Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
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.
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.
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.
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.
MOTHER'S DAY DELIVERY
Order by 11am on Monday 24th March for guaranteed delivery. Any orders placed after this time will arrive on April 1st. The delivery delay is due to a scheduled buying trip. We apologise for the inconvenience.
All orders are delivered using the Royal Mail. Please see the delivery options below. Please be aware all delivery options need to be signed for and require somebody at the delivery address to receive the parcel. If you do not see the delivery option you require, please contact us and we will do everything we can to get the jewellery to you on time.
|Next Day Delivery Signed For (UK)||Next Day||CONTACT US|
2nd Class Signed For (UK)
2-3 Working Days
Free (orders over £75) or £3.95
|Worldwide Delivery Signed For (Global)||
5-7 Working Days
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|Royal Mail 2nd Class (UK)||1-2 Working Days||£1.00 (Greetings Cards) £3.00 (Global)|
All items purchased at MAYVEDA are returnable in 14 days of receipt. You may send the piece back to us with the choice of a full refund or an exchange. Please note that items must be returned in their original packaging in the same condition they were delivered.
Return all items using a postal option that requires a signature upon delivery, protecting the sender against lost items. We can only refund the cost of items when they have been received by us. Before sending your piece back please contact us for details on how to return your item.
Ring Size Guide
Our antique and vintage rings are one-of-a-kind pieces which vary in size. To find out your ring size download our ring size guide, it will guide you through either measuring an exisiting ring or measuring your finger with our cut out sizer.
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International Ring Size Guide
|Size K||5 1/2||50||16.0mm|
|Size M||6 1/2||53||16.8mm|
|Size O||7 1/2||55||17.6mm|
Gifting a Vintage & Antique Ring
If you are buying a ring as a gift, measure an existing ring for the correct finger. Please refer to our downloadable Ring Size Guide to measure the ring size.
We offer free returns and gift wrapping, if the ring you have chosen is the incorrect size you can easily send it back to us. If you need any help contact Tiffany & Gillian via email email@example.com or call us on 07939212983 to discuss ring sizing options.
Our antique and vintage bracelets are one-of-a-kind pieces which vary in length. To find out the best bracelet length for you please use our guide below.
Bracelet Size Guide
Measure your Wrist Size
To find your perfect bracelet size, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Take a flexible tape measurement or a strip of paper and place it below the wrist bone or where you would normally wear the bracelet.
Step 2: If you are using a strip of paper, mark the paper and then use a ruler to measure the length.
Step 3: Now you have your wrist size, you can add 1/4" for a snug fit, 3/4" for comfort fit or 1 1/4" for a loose fit.
We offer free returns and gift wrapping, if the bracelet you have chosen is the incorrect size you can easily send it back to us. If you need any help contact Tiffany & Gillian via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07939212983 to discuss bracelet sizing options.
Our antique and vintage necklaces are one-of-a-kind pieces which vary in lengths. To find out the best necklace length for you please use our guide below.
Necklace Length Guide
A 14" necklace fits just around then like a chocker.
A 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.
A 18" necklace will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
A 20" necklace will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
A 22" necklace will fall below a standard neckline.
A 24" necklace will fall below a standard neckline..
A 36" necklace will fall bellow the bust.
We offer returns and gift wrapping, if the necklace you have chosen is the incorrect size you can easily send it back to us. If you need any help contact Tiffany & Gillian via email email@example.com or call us on 07939212983 to discuss necklace sizing options.
Our antique and vintage earrings are one-of-a-kind pieces which vary in size. To understand the size of a pair of earrings we included an illustration below for the drop of an earring.
Type of Earrings
Throughout history earring styles have changes from delicate Edwardian screws to showstopping 1980's pieces.
Wire Back: Until the late 1800s fish hook or shepherd hook earrings were the most popular style of earring. These types of earrings are confortable and secure to wear.
Screw Back: Screw back earrings were invented in 1894 this allowed women to wear earrings without piecing their ears. The earring back has a screw which applies pressure to the earlobe to keep the earring in place.
Clip On: Clip on earrings started to became popular in the 1920's up to the 1980's. Wearing clip on earrings is particular good if the earrings are very large, as they do not drag the ear lope down. A clip earring is spring-loaded to confortably hold the earring on the earlobe.
We offer returns and gift wrapping, if the earrings you have chosen is the incorrect size you can easily send it back to us. If you need any help contact Tiffany & Gillian via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 07939212983 to discuss earring sizing options.
Please contact us by telephone or email if you have any questions regarding our jewellery, our website or any general enquiry about Mayveda Vintage Jewellery.
We do not have an open boutique at Mayveda, although we are happy to arrange private viewings of pieces around the Clerkenwell area. Please do contact us for further details.
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Great item as described with extremely fast delivery and wonderfully packaged, thank you