• Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace

VICTORIAN

Antique Victorian 9ct Gold Hair Work Glass Locket Necklace

£150.00 GBP

Details

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

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