• Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace
  • Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace

Antique 1915 Sterling Silver Bird Locket Necklace

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Details

Antique 1915 locket set in sterling silver. The front of the locket features a bird sat on a branch surrounded by flowers. The inside of the locket features two compartments where pictures could be stored. On the back of the locket there are a number of marks indicating the piece was hallmarked in 1915 in Birmingham, England.

 

The Locket is perhaps the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It has to be the ultimate love token. During the Victorian era, young Victorian women would hide a picture of a man they admired, if the man offered up a lock of hair a marriage proposal usually would follow. Lockets were considered a statement of an intention to marry.

 

HALLMARKS

Letter 'q', Lion, Anchor

 

MEASUREMENTS

The locket measures 2.2cm / 0.8" in height and 1.8cm / 0.7" in width.

 

WEIGHT

4.72g

 

CONDITION

The locket is in good vintage condition.

 

SKU

6387

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