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Large Victorian Aesthetic Silver and 9ct Rose Gold locket c.1881

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This is an exceptional Victorian aesthetic Silver and 9ct Gold locket that would please any antique jewellery lover!

Its size is noticeable, being on the larger scale of the locket spectrum it certainly gets our attention...

The decoration is beautifully designed. Embossed delicate Rose Gold flowers and engraved leaf patterns surround a wonderfully bordered diamond design that is an excellent example of the hard and soft aesthetic of the Victorian era.

If you open up the locket you are greeted by two young portraits. Fascinatingly the woman if you look closely is wearing the very same locket! It boasts a fully hallmarked back so we know that it was made in 1881. Amazing!

Add a gorgeous antique Silver chain and bring this locket into the 21st Century with grace and pride!

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian c.1881

MEASUREMENTS:  The locket is 50mm long x 38mm wide x 5mm deep. 
Including the bale the locket is 65mm long. 
Weight: 18.7g
Resizing available on request - just send us a message to enquire!

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, 9ct Rose Gold

HALLMARKS:  Date letter marl "g" for the year 1881, Birmingham assay, Lion for Sterling Silver. Maker's Mark "M.J.G"

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  This large Victorian aesthetic Silver and 9ct Rose Gold locket is pretty much in perfect condition with only the slightest show of wear on the rear of the locket with very minor scratches which is expected from such an antique piece! The bale is firm and secure holding the locket perfectly, ready for a fabulous antique chain to be worn straight away. The opening of the locket is effortless and closes as it should in perfect working order.