Victorian Engraved Sterling Silver  with 9k Gold Overlay LocketVictorian Engraved Sterling Silver  with 9k Gold Overlay LocketVictorian Engraved Sterling Silver  with 9k Gold Overlay LocketVictorian Engraved Sterling Silver  with 9k Gold Overlay Locket

This outstandingly beautiful, Victorian sterling silver locket is unmarked, as many were, but tests as sterling silver. It is double sided and the front is embellished with 9 carat gold overlaid flowers and leaves.

The locket is of medium size measuring 2 and 1/8” (5.3cms), long, including the bail, by 1 and 3/16” (3cms) across the centre. It weighs 12.3 grams.

The locket front is lavishly embellished with a raised, rose gold appliqué flowers , yellow gold leaves and delicate engraved detail.
There is a small ring at the top to which is attached a substantial bail to hold a chain.

On the back is a very intricate , engraved design of roses and leaves. There is a lovely fern leaf on the left. At the base is the name ‘Lizzie’. A jeweller could remove this and engrave a different name. However, I think it would be rather nice to maintain this link to the original owner.

The locket opens easily by means of a small indentation at the side. The rims and covers are intact. The interior is lined with white, ribbed silk. The locket closes with a gentle click.

This exquisite, Victorian locket will suit a smaller lady who would not wish to be overpowered by a larger locket. There are no dents or dings. It is just lovely! It will arrive in a gift box.

ITEM ID
1896
ITEM SIZE
2 and 1/8 inches
ITEM TYPE
Antique
TYPE
Fine
MATERIAL
Gold, Sterling Silver, Silver, 9K Gold
STYLE
Victorian
COLOR
Gold, Silver

Victorian Engraved Sterling Silver with 9k Gold Overlay Locket

$495

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