Vintage 1990s Rectangular 9ct Gold Locket Necklace

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Vintage 1990s rectangular locket featuring ornate engravings on the front of the piece and smooth surface on the back. The locket opens to reveal two areas to place two pictures. This piece has a number of hallmarks on the back although they have worn away slightly, the only visible hallmark are the letters 'NC'.

 

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.

 

 

HALLMARKS

NC, the piece has been tested 9ct gold.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 2.2cm / 0.8" in height and 1cm / 0.3" in width. The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

CONDITION

Excellent.

 

SKU

6256

Vintage 1990s rectangular locket featuring ornate engravings on the front of the piece and smooth surface on the back. The locket opens to reveal two areas to place two pictures. This piece has a number of hallmarks on the back although they have worn away slightly, the only visible hallmark are the letters 'NC'.

 

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.

 

 

HALLMARKS

NC, the piece has been tested 9ct gold.

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 2.2cm / 0.8" in height and 1cm / 0.3" in width. The pendant hangs from a new 9ct yellow gold chain.

 

CONDITION

Excellent.

 

SKU

6256

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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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