This beautiful antique sterling silver sweetheart locket hails from the Victorian era and it suspends from a wonderful old heavy duty trace chain that is the perfect long length for lockets of this fairly large size.
Exquisitely detailed the locket is engraved on the front in a romantic pattern with a central rose and heart motifs at the top and bottom. Fern flourishes and ivy add to the lovely decoration. The back of the locket is left plain with a double row of etched tramlines around the edge. A gently pillowed teardrop shaped bale at the top adds to the overall appeal.
The locket opens from the side to reveal 2 compartments for photos along with the original silver picture rings. The sterling silver chain has elegant oval links in a thick gauge and it fastens with a spring ring.
Beautiful quality piece, a pretty and feminine authentic Victorian locket, bound to bring joy to its new owner!
MATERIALS: sterling silver throughout, tested
MEASUREMENTS: locket 2" (5cm) high including bale, 1-1/8" (3cm) wide, 6mm deep. Chain 20" (51cm)
HALLMARKS: locket stamped 'SS L' on bale which is either a makers mark or the SS is for sterling silver , chain stamped '925'
ERA: Victorian circa, 1880
WEIGHT: 11.7 grams
CONDITION: Excellent condition with minor surface wear as expected in an antique piece of jewellery, the locket hinge is in perfect order and the locket closes with a solid snap. The chain is free flowing and kink free.
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