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Victorian Gold Mourning Locket c.1850

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SKU: 648

Description:

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This rare Victorian Gold mourning locket is a beautiful example of the exquisite craftsmanship of the era, and her petite size makes her practical for everyday wear.

It's crafted from solid 9ct Gold with beautiful hand engravings and features a pristine enamel work belt buckle in bold royal blue. 

Symbolising everlasting love and a never-ending bond between the giver and wearer, the belt buckle was an important and popular motif in Victorian jewellery, often used in mourning jewellery as a symbol of respect.

It features the original glazed panel to the reverse, inside of which lies an intricately woven hair work. 

*Please note this locket cannot be opened*

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian (1837-1901)

MEASUREMENTS:  20mm in diameter.
Weight:  2.8g

MATERIALS:  9ct Yellow Gold, Enamel, Glass

HALLMARKS:  None Present. Tests as 9ct Gold.

CONDITION:  

EXCELLENT:  This Victorian Gold mourning locket is in immaculate condition, from the front this piece looks practically brand new!  The glass to the rear has some very minor surface scratches. The enamel is beautifully bright and completely intact which is extremely rare for an item of this age.