This charming and very beautiful, Victorian locket is unmarked but tests to sterling silver.
The locket measures 2¼” (6cms) long, including the bail, by 1½” (3.8cms) across. It weighs 20.3 grams so is quite substantial..
This locket is domed at the front and has various descending areas of decoration. At the top is an oval with an exquisitely engraved flowers, leaves and ferns. The next two levels each have delicate beading and attractive raised indentations. Finally the outer edge is finished with silver balls.
At the top is a ring and a solid bail. The back is blank and shiny.
The locket opens easily by means of an indentation at the side. The interior is lined with ribbed peach silk. Rims and covers are all intact. It closes firmly.
This delightful locket is in wonderful antique condition with just the minutest signs of age on the interior rims. It will arrive in a gift box.
Victorian Sterling Silver Engraved Locket