15k Gold Victorian Engraved Oval Locket Pendant

Lockets began to appear in Europe sometime during the 16th century. They were worn to keep safe religious relics, good luck charms, perfumed sponges, or even tiny love letters. Ladies of the court liked to fill theirs with scented oils, and had them made specially into vinaigrettes, as the ballroom heat could cause quite a bit of fainting. By the height of the Victorian age wearing a locket was considered essential for day wear, especially after Prince Albert gifted his beloved Queen Victoria a bracelet of nine heart lockets, one for each of their children. Once they had reached the height of courtly fashion, the popularity of lockets spread to the middle class where they were given as gifts within a gift, with a painted portrait of a lover’s eye, a small note, or a private token, tucked clandestinely inside.

Exquisitely engraved on both sides, this Victorian beauty was handcrafted around 1880. Made entirely in 15 karat gold and featuring unique floral and geometric pattern on both sides, this elegant oval beauty measures 50.6 x 29.6 x 9.4 mm and weighs 10 grams. While there are no hallmarks, it has been professionally acid tested for metal content. Holding two frames inside, this timeless treasure is ready to hold whatever keepsakes you want close to your heart!

I offer a 3-5 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!

ITEM ID:Lockets began to appear in Europe sometime during the 16th century. They were worn to keep safe religious relics, good luck charms, perfumed sponges, or even tiny love letters. Ladies of the court liked to fill theirs with scented oils, and had them made specially into vinaigrettes, as the ballroom heat could cause quite a bit of fainting. By the height of the Victorian age wearing a locket was considered essential for day wear, especially after Prince Albert gifted his beloved Queen Victoria a bracelet of nine heart lockets, one for each of their children. Once they had reached the height of courtly fashion, the popularity of lockets spread to the middle class where they were given as gifts within a gift, with a painted portrait of a lover’s eye, a small note, or a private token, tucked clandestinely inside.

Exquisitely engraved on both sides, this Victorian beauty was handcrafted around 1880. Made entirely in 15 karat gold and featuring unique floral and geometric pattern on both sides, this elegant oval beauty measures 50.6 x 29.6 x 9.4 mm and weighs 10 grams. While there are no hallmarks, it has been professionally acid tested for metal content. Holding two frames inside, this timeless treasure is ready to hold whatever keepsakes you want close to your heart!

I offer a 3-5 payment layaway on most items purchased for full retail price, please inquire if you are interested in setting up a layaway. Items ship when payment is complete and items purchased or payments made on layaway are eligible for store credit only.

I always want you to be happy with every aspect of your purchase. If you are not completely satisfied for any reason simply let me know and we'll work together to get the item returned for a full refund. I guarantee that my pictures and descriptions are as accurate as possible. My goal is to exceed your best expectations!

ITEM ID: LTA23142VA



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