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Gold Twisted Wirework Locket Pendant

$2,250

Dating from the Victorian age, this locket pendant is formed of bloomed gold, indicating its English origin. The domed oval form of the locket, with its rich, bloomed surface, has a bail and vertical channel accented with applied twisted wirework, unifying the front and reverse. Opening to a double glass compartmentalized interior, the gleaming locket has space for images of two loved ones.

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Item #: PT-19444
Country: England
Circa: 1873
Size: 2” length, 1.125” width
Materials: 15K Gold, Glass
Signed: Interior inscription, "Mary Graham May 6, 1873"
 

In the era of Queen Victoria, lockets were often given to commemorate romance, birthdays, or a new baby, and contained treasured portraits of loved ones.

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