Mid Victorian Memorial Dedication Photo Locket

Regular price $900.00

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Minimalist Victorian lockets such as this are not uncommon. Used to hold photos or locks of hair, they can be found in various shapes with fittings that run the gamut of gold karat. This locket, however, is extra special. Discreetly engraved along the exterior is a memorial dedication which reads: Eleanora Mayers Obt 3 May 1845. Undoubtedly, this locket once held a lock of hair but came to us empty. On a new 18" 14k gold chain.

MATERIALS: 14k gold (tests), glass lenses, new 14k gold chain

AGE: dedicated in 1845

CONDITION: Very good - minor surface wear commensurate with age and use

SIZE: 7/8" length including the bale, 5/8" diameter, 18" chain