Circa 1800 this extremely pretty and feminine Georgian mourning pendant is crafted in 9ct rosy warm old gold. It has a locket compartment on one side containing blonde and light brown locks of hair with the other side inscribed "IMO" (In Memory Of) in a beautiful heart motif.
A true period piece it is exquisitely decorated in hand carved and engraved floral detailing and can be worn with either side facing for both sides are equally as pretty. The pendant has a generous 9ct gold loop at the top so it will happily attach to your favourite gold chain.
A beautiful addition to any Georgian jewellery collection, this dainty beauty has carried tender sentiment for over 200 years. During the 18th and early 19th centuries it was customary to bequeath a monetary gift to loved ones specifically so they could buy a special piece of jewellery, usually a ring or pendant with a locket compartment in which to place your hair as an memorial, a delightful and everlasting expression of affection!
MATERIALS: solid 9ct gold
ERA: circa 1800, Georgian
MEASUREMENTS: 1" (2.5cm) diameter, 1-1/4" (3.2cm) tall top to bottom. Loop 7.5mm
WEIGHT: 5.2 grams
HALLMARKS: None, acid tested and verified 9ct gold
CONDITION: in very, very good antique condition, the gold is fairly thick gauge with no dents or dings and the glass damage free
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Materials: 9ct Gold, Glass, Hair.