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Victorian Aesthetic Locket with Bird Motif c.1881

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Description:

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This Victorian Aesthetic locket is one of the most striking antique lockets we have in our current collection! 

Handcrafted from Sterling Silver 138 years ago, one can only admire the skilled jewellery who created this wonderful locket; the attention to detail is next to none!

Intricately engraved geometric patterns creates a contrast to the landscape image in the heart of the locket, depicting a sweet bird gazing towards the sky perfectly capturing the Eastern influences behind the Victorian Aesthetic movement.

Item Details:

ERA:  Victorian c.1881

MEASUREMENTS: 36mm long x 29mm wide x 6mm deep
51mm long inc. bale
Weight: 11.3g

MATERIALS:  Sterling Silver, 9ct Rose Gold

HALLMARKS:  Maker's Mark "WMC", date letter "g" for the year 1881, Birmingham Assay, Lion Passant 

Condition:

VERY GOOD

This Victorian Aesthetic locket has been kept in superb condition over the last century. The Silver is bright with no tarnish and the engraved patterns are deep and clear. There is some very minor wear to the locket with one of the two frames missing from the interior. The locket shut's with a "click" keeping its contents securely held in place for your peace of mind!