Antique Victorian 9ct Yellow Gold Heart Locket Necklace

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Antique Victorian yellow gold locket featuring delicate swirl and heart engravings on the front of the piece. This antique locket is 9ct gold indicated by the hallmark 9ct BK & FT, the interior of the locket is not gold.

 

The Locket is perhaps the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It has to be the ultimate love token.

 

During the Victorian era, young Victorian women would hide a picture of a man they admired, if the man offered up a locket of hair a marriage proposal usually would follow. Lockets were considered a statement of an intention to marry.

 

ERA:

Victorian, circa. 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENT:

The locket measures 2.2cm / 0.8” in height and 1.7cm / 0.6” in length and 4.3mm / 0.1” in width. The pendant hangs from a new 18" 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

CONDITION:

The locket is in excellent antique condition, the locket closes securely and the piece is free of dents and scratches.

Antique Victorian yellow gold locket featuring delicate swirl and heart engravings on the front of the piece. This antique locket is 9ct gold indicated by the hallmark 9ct BK & FT, the interior of the locket is not gold.

 

The Locket is perhaps the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It has to be the ultimate love token.

 

During the Victorian era, young Victorian women would hide a picture of a man they admired, if the man offered up a locket of hair a marriage proposal usually would follow. Lockets were considered a statement of an intention to marry.

 

ERA:

Victorian, circa. 1837-1901

 

MEASUREMENT:

The locket measures 2.2cm / 0.8” in height and 1.7cm / 0.6” in length and 4.3mm / 0.1” in width. The pendant hangs from a new 18" 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

CONDITION:

The locket is in excellent antique condition, the locket closes securely and the piece is free of dents and scratches.

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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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