UNIQUE ANTIQUE & VINTAGE JEWELLERY

  • Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket
  • Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket
  • Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket
  • Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket
  • Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket

1970s

Vintage 1970s Round Silver Wavy Locket

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Vintage 1970's round silver locket. This locket has an elegant etched wavy circular pattern on the front and on the reverse a slightly different circular design with a blank cartouche for an initial or name to be engraved. Within the locket there is one small window which allow you to place a picture, lock of hair or a thin momento would be able to fit into the locket. On the inside of the locket it is hallmarked 'SILVER'.

 

HISTORY

The Locket has a long rich history, during the earlier centuries, they were used to carry good luck charms, mementoes, hair, powder and even poison. The locket secured its romantic status during the Victorian era, it became the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It was to be the ultimate love token. Pictures held in lockets were originally miniature portraits, these were gradually replaced with photographs.

 

 

MEASUREMENTS

The piece measures 2.5cm / 0.7” in diameter. The piece hangs from a new sterling silver chain measuring 46cm / 18”.

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent vintage condition.

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