Antique Victorian Enamel Mourning Locket Necklace

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Antique Victorian mourning locket featuring black enamel set into a ornate design with the word 'In Memoriam' around the locket in a scroll design with a large star in the middle.

 

Mourning jewellery dates back to the 16th century, it became popular in the Victorian era when Prince Albert passed away when Queen Victoria went into mourning. The most interesting pieces of mourning jewellery include hair work, which was not necessarily from the deceased much of the hair was imported from Europe to keep up with demand. It was used to created a connection between a decreased loved one.

 

This locket is set in black enamel and brass, the piece hangs from a new 9ct gold chain.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 4cm / 1.5" in height, 2.5cm / 1" in width and 0.7cm / 0.2".

 

CONDITION

Very good - the enamel is very slightly worn from age.

 

WEIGHT

11.54g

 

SKU

6193

Antique Victorian mourning locket featuring black enamel set into a ornate design with the word 'In Memoriam' around the locket in a scroll design with a large star in the middle.

 

Mourning jewellery dates back to the 16th century, it became popular in the Victorian era when Prince Albert passed away when Queen Victoria went into mourning. The most interesting pieces of mourning jewellery include hair work, which was not necessarily from the deceased much of the hair was imported from Europe to keep up with demand. It was used to created a connection between a decreased loved one.

 

This locket is set in black enamel and brass, the piece hangs from a new 9ct gold chain.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 4cm / 1.5" in height, 2.5cm / 1" in width and 0.7cm / 0.2".

 

CONDITION

Very good - the enamel is very slightly worn from age.

 

WEIGHT

11.54g

 

SKU

6193

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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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