Vintage 1978 Large Oval Silver Locket Necklace

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Vintage 1970s round sterling silver locket featuring ornate engraved flourishes. This stunning locket is large in size with a scalloped edge, the piece opens from the top with the hinge at the bottom. On the inside of the locket there are two areas where pictures can be placed.

 

The locket has a number of marks indicating the piece was hallmarked in 1978 in Birmingham, England by the maker DH.

 

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.

 

HALLMARKS

DH, Anchor, Lion, Letter 'D' - 1978

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 3cm / 1.1" in diameter. The locket hangs from a vintage sterling silver chain measuring 50cm / 19" in length

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

6531

 

ABOUT US

Mayveda Jewellery was founded by Tiffany and Gillian Didham. Inspired by their great, great Grandmother ‘Mayveda’ the brand was created to celebrate one-of-a-kind fine antique jewellery and expertly crafted designer vintage costume jewellery. Mayveda seeks pieces of jewellery of the highest quality and historical significance.

 

When we own a piece of antique or costume jewellery we become a custodian holding onto it and adding to it’s already rich history.

Vintage 1970s round sterling silver locket featuring ornate engraved flourishes. This stunning locket is large in size with a scalloped edge, the piece opens from the top with the hinge at the bottom. On the inside of the locket there are two areas where pictures can be placed.

 

The locket has a number of marks indicating the piece was hallmarked in 1978 in Birmingham, England by the maker DH.

 

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.

 

HALLMARKS

DH, Anchor, Lion, Letter 'D' - 1978

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 3cm / 1.1" in diameter. The locket hangs from a vintage sterling silver chain measuring 50cm / 19" in length

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent vintage condition.

 

SKU

6531

 

ABOUT US

Mayveda Jewellery was founded by Tiffany and Gillian Didham. Inspired by their great, great Grandmother ‘Mayveda’ the brand was created to celebrate one-of-a-kind fine antique jewellery and expertly crafted designer vintage costume jewellery. Mayveda seeks pieces of jewellery of the highest quality and historical significance.

 

When we own a piece of antique or costume jewellery we become a custodian holding onto it and adding to it’s already rich history.

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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.