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Antique Silver Niello Locket

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SKU: 3709

Description:

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This rare and unusual antique Silver Niello locket is an absolute must have for any woman who loves unique pieces of Victorian jewellery.

Handcrafted over a century ago, one can only admire the skilled jewellery who expertly created the exquisite chequered pattern covering both curved sides of this spectacular locket; the attention to detail is next to none!

The Victorians were certainly ahead of their time creating pieces of jewellery that transcend time, with this locket capturing a modern appeal making her as easily wearable today as when she was first created over a century ago.

This Victorian locket would look superb paired with a niello chain necklace, or simply added to a Silver chain or piece of ribbon.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS: 23mm long x 17.5mm wide x 7mm deep.
48.5mm long inc. bale and jump ring.
Weight: 8.9g

MATERIALS:  800 Silver, Niello

HALLMARKS:  None present, tested as 800 Silver

Condition:

VERY GOOD

This antique Silver Niello locket is in wonderful condition, especially considering she was created over a hundred years ago. The niello on the body of the locket is immaculate, with some wear to the bale commensurate with age. There's not much resistance in the lock but she does not fall open whilst being worn. Both original frames are fully intact keeping your photographs securely in place. To be enjoyed with care as a charm or a pendant!