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Rare Silver Niello Horseshoe Motif Locket

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SKU: 5075



This large Silver Niello horseshoe motif locket is a gorgeous rare find! Crafted from solid Sterling Silver, this antique locket is inlaid with some of the finest surviving Niello we have ever seen! Sleek and smooth, we are obsessed with the juxtaposition of her graphite-hued Niello against her lustrous Sterling Silver.

Associated with good luck and protection, this Victorian locket boasts a symbolic horseshoe motif, making her superb gift for someone in need of good fortune. If you are looking for a new home for your most cherished photographs, then look no further, her two frames inside will allow you to keep loved ones close to your heart at all times.

Item Details:

ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).

MEASUREMENTS: Locket including bale is 47mm long.
Locket is 34mm long x 27mm wide x 9.5mm deep.
Weight: 16g.

MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Niello.

STAMPS & HALLMARKS: None present.

PACKAGING: Your order will be gift wrapped free of charge in a Lillicoco cardboard box made from recycled materials, tied with a ribbon.


VERY GOOD: This rare Silver Niello horseshoe motif locket is in very good condition throughout. Considering her age she has been well cared for, with surface wear only present under close inspection, and only one notable scratch to her front. She opens smoothly and closes with a "click", with both frames present inside, the two most important features for a locket as your special contents must be preserved! Her bale is large and sturdy, giving you the opportunity to attach your favourite chain. We adore the sentiment behind horseshoe motifs, and this rare Niello locket is certainly a top pick!