ANTIQUE VICTORIAN IVY LOCKET NECKLACE STERLING SILVER 18CT GOLD GILT DATED 1879
This exquisite Antique late Victorian locket has been commissioned in Sterling Silver and gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold with a lovely cable chain to display it on.
The front of the locket has been engraved with ivy leaves which represent an unbreakable bond, such as friendship or marriage, as in the Victorian rhyme 'Close clings the ivy to the tree, so in my heart I cling to thee.'
The locket also contains two rims and windows within to house photographs of loved ones. It’s complete with Birmingham hallmarks on the reverse which date it to 1879.
WEIGHT: 35.7 grams
LOCKET MEASURES: Height 47mm (60mm inc. bale) x Width 40mm x Depth 10mm
CHAIN MEASURES: Length 18 inches x Width 5mm
METAL: Silver gilded in 18ct Yellow Gold (tested)
AGE: Victorian. Dated 1879
ORIGIN: Birmingham, United Kingdom
MARKS: Sterling lion passant, Maker’s Initials (D.L.D), Birmingham hallmarks
ITEM NUMBER: AJ371