Fresh looking, soft wear is noticeable only on close inspection. Silver setting has a bright patina with minor surface wear, no dents. Two original frames holds your photos in place.
Bale is secure and original. Shuts firmly with a satisfying snap. Made by hand or in small groups of similar styles, vintage jewelry is individualistic with its own special story. Intricate and dense pattern was etched by hand resembling a paisley pattern. Extra large and finely made, this locket has a roomy interior allowing for photos as well as a slim memento.
Antique and vintage styles that are typically seen in small or modest sizes get dramatic attention when theyre found in large, oversized, or bold pieces. These larger versions increase the collectability of a piece. A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond. Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head.Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria. Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era. When certain ideas and words were deemed too forward or improper to be spoken, jewelry and symbolic meaning was used to communicate what was left unsaid. _gsrx_vers_1292 GS 8.3.6 (1292). The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver LARGE Etched Pattern Locket Pendant" is in sale since Wednesday, August 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in Altadena, California.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.