• Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket
  • Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket
  • Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket
  • Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket
  • Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket

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Antique Victorian Ornate 9ct Yellow Gold Locket

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Details

Antique Victorian 9ct gold locket featuring delicate scroll etching on the front and back. The front of the locket is decorated with balls and a swirl pattern, the locket opens to reveal two compartments for a photograph or keepsake. The locket can be worn on either side as they are both very decorative.

 

The locket is 9ct gold on the back and front of the piece, the interior of the locket is brass.

 

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 lock of hair a marriage proposal usually would follow. Lockets were considered a statement of an intention to marry.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 2.7cm  / 1" in length (excluding ring) and 2.2cms / 0.8" in width. The locket hangs from a new 45cm / 18" 9ct gold chain.

 

CONDITION

Very good.

 

HALLMARKS

None, tested 9ct.

 

DATE & ORIGIN

Victorian, 1837-1901, British.

 

WEIGHT

5.51g.

 

SKU

6184

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