This Victorian Niello shield locket is a smooth, sturdy and smart antique locket for your collection. Crafted from solid Sterling Silver, this locket has one of the finest surviving Niello we have ever seen.
This locket is truly remarkable, and we have fallen head over heels for it straight away. Not only is Niello super collectible, but it is very striking, perfect for when you want to connect with your inner punk.
ERA: Victorian (1837-1901).
MEASUREMENTS: Locket 43mm long including Niello jump ring and hasp.
Locket 31mm long x 25mm wide.
MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, Niello.
HALLMARKS: Unidentified hallmark on the hasp (we believe this could be an Austro-Hungarian hallmark but it is too worn to be sure). Tests as Sterling Silver throughout.
VERY GOOD: This Victorian Niello shield locket is in wonderful condition. Notably, the exterior is perfection, feeling smooth and luxurious within your hand. The interior of the locket is missing one frame, but we are confident that you can still add two photographs of your loved ones. And, the most satisfying of all, is that the locket has a lovely "click" when shut, giving you complete peace of mind.