A beautiful piece from a bygone era, this antique 9ct Gold engraved heart locket is the perfect find if you have (or know someone who has) the initials "E.M.M".
We can just imagine the story behind this gorgeous Victorian locket! The forget me nots, ivy leaves and acanthus leaf engravings point to its inherent romantic nature. Plus, the 9ct Gold has also accrued a light buttery blush finish from age, giving this a feminine finish.
ERA: Victorian, c.1900.
MEASUREMENTS: Locket length including jump ring 37mm.
Heart 29mm long x 25.5mm wide.
MATERIALS: 9ct Gold back & front, 9ct Gold, Metal.
HALLMARKS: "9CT BACK & FRONT" on locket back. Tests as 9ct Gold back and front, metal hinges, frames and bale for strength and durability with solid 9ct Gold jump ring.
VERY GOOD: This antique 9ct Gold engraved heart locket is in wonderful condition. The engraved markings have kept well on both sides of the locket, and both original frames are in place. The metal hasp does have a little chip one side, but we can assure you that the piece is not broken and is rather just a typical sign of wear. There are no dings on the Gold to note, which is quite rare to find in antique pieces. Nevertheless, this is a fabulous locket, ready to be treasured for another century more!