Antique Victorian Pearl Mourning Locket 18ct Gold

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An exquisite antique Mourning locket from the late Victorian era (Circa 1880). It’s fashioned in 18ct gold with a halo of seed pearls surrounding an engraved emblem in the centre.

The entire locket features beautiful, chased artistry with a fabulous geometric border on the front and floral motifs and Forget me nots on the reverse.

Forget me nots carry a long-lasting symbolism of love and remembrance which is why they were popularly featured on mourning lockets. Seed pearls were often used as well and were said to represent the tears of those who are mourning.

It’s in excellent condition and has windows within so two photographs of your loved ones can be stored within.

WEIGHT: 6.34 grams

MEASURES: Width 25mm x Height 31mm (40mm inc. bale) x Depth 7mm

METAL: 18ct Gold (Tested)

STONES: Pearls

AGE: Victorian. (Circa 1880)

CONDITION: Excellent

ITEM NUMBER: 20-418