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Antique Forget-Me-Not 9ct Gold Oval Locket

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Wear this Victorian 9ct Gold locket either way round depending on your mood! On one side a deep repousse design reading "Forget Me Not" with two pretty forget-me-nots and surrounded by hand engraved patterns. On the other features a blank cartouche in the shape of a shield with an embossed border raised up from engraved patterns. 

The faceted Gold border and bale catch the light beautifully with every movement and the deep-set engraved sections create a welcome contrast to the bold smooth centres. Even the inside of the cartouche half is beautiful, a hidden secret for just for the wearer! A fantastic piece of antique jewellery bound to bring joy to whoever becomes her next owner

This Victorian Gold locket would make the perfect thoughtful gift. It can be personalised with an engraving on the blank cartouche and a photograph on the inside, so they can keep their loved ones close to their heart all day long! The framed section pops out and is deep enough to keep a lock of hair or a small trinket.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: 28mm long x 23mm wide (excluding hoop)
36mm long including hoop
6mm deep
Weight: 7.8g

MATERIALS:  9ct Yellow Gold back & front

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as 9ct Gold back & front

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  A Victorian Gold locket in fantastic antique condition, hard to believe it was created over a century ago! The engravings and writing are all clear and free from any signs of wear. There are some signs of wear to the body in keeping with age but these are barely noticeable and in no way distracts from the locket. The lock shuts with a "click" giving you the peace of mind that the contents are kept safely hidden from the outside world!