Antique and collectible history / Victorian gold

The History of Lockets, Queen Elizabeth I Locket Ring And Queen Victoria's Lockets

The History of Lockets, Queen Elizabeth I Locket Ring And Queen Victoria's Lockets

 

This post answers these questions:

1. What is the history of the locket?

2. Why lockets are named lockets?

3. What do the symbols on a locket mean?

4. What is the difference between a locket and a pendant?

5. How can you tell if a locket is antique?

6. What is the Chequers Ring?

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All About Antique Seed Pearl Jewellery And The Popularity Of Pearls In Britain Throughout The Ages

All About Antique Seed Pearl Jewellery And The Popularity Of Pearls In Britain Throughout The Ages

This post will answer these questions:

When did seed pearl jewellery become popular?

How do seed pearls differ from other pearls?

Why are they called seed pearls?

Are seed pearls natural?

What colour range do seed pearls have?

 

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