A lovely Victorian mourning locket, a plaque on the front reads 'IMO' the abbreviation for 'In Memory Of'.
The locket is a good size and fairly deep and has two compartments inside to house your mementos or photos with one side having the original removable silver ring and the other side having a fixed ring to tuck a picture behind. The top of the locket is decorated with a large fan shaped bail. A beautiful and poignant large size antique locket.
MATERIALS: Sterling silver, tested
MEASUREMENTS: 2 inches high including bail, 1-1/4 inches wide (50x30mm) and 9mm deep.
DATE: 1860's Victorian
WEIGHT: 12 grams
CONDITION: Very very good condition with expected signs of antique age and wear. Gorgeous steely gray antique patina to the silver with the inside showing age discoloration. The hinge is in perfect working order and the locket snaps tightly shut with a satisfying snap. Please note the black woven hair chain is not included but available for purchase separately.
At Mercy Madge we offer distinctive and unique estate jewelry in our beautifully curated shop. Each piece is carefully hand selected by us, for you. We rarely come across two identical old treasures, once they are gone, they are truly gone!
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