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  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace
  • Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace

Antique Victorian Oval Ivy Silver Locket Necklace

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Details

Antique Victorian silver oval locket featuring etched Ivy leaf engravings. In the Victorian era the Ivy leaf symbolised love, affection, fidelity, friendship and affection. Within the locket there are two small windows which allow you to place a picture, lock of hair or a thin momento would be able to fit into the locket.

 

HISTORY

The Locket has a long rich history, during the earlier centuries, they were used to carry good luck charms, mementoes, hair, powder and even poison. The locket secured its romantic status during the Victorian era, it became the most mysterious and alluring pieces of jewellery. Only the wearer knows what secrets lie within the locket. It was to be the ultimate love token. Pictures held in lockets were originally miniature portraits, these were gradually replaced with photographs.

 

ERA

Victorian, 1837 - 1901

 

MEASUREMENTS

The piece measures 2.5cm / 0.9” in length and 4cm / 1.5” in height. The piece hangs from a new sterling silver chain measuring 51cm / 20”.

 

CONDITION

The locket is in excellent antique condition.

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