An exquisitely beautiful fully hallmarked antique locket. Lockets are probably the most romantic item of jewellery, as they are designed to hold portraits of your nearest and dearest. Portrait lockets crafted by master goldsmiths are embellished with deeply symbolic motifs which convey the most endearing messages as well as creating a piece which is a lucky charm or talisman.
This gorgeous George V antique is ornamented with a shield cartouche which represents the desire to protect the recipient. Acanthus leaves adorn the front and back of the locket. Acanthus leaves have represented immortality, rebirth and longevity since ancient times. The locket is oval with with a superbly rendered cruciform shape. Ivy leaves can be seen in fine detail on the back. Ivy symbolises everlasting love, deep friendship, fidelity and wedded bliss.
This antique gold portrait locket was assayed* (tested for gold purity*) at Glasgow Assay Office in 1910.
The locket and necklace catches and hinges work perfectly. The interior case can accommodate two photographs or portraits.
This antique is suspended from an ornate necklace so that this wonderful antique can be worn and enjoyed immediately.
George V. (1910).
Locket Height (Including Bale) 3.6 cm. Locket Width 2.3 cm. Weight 3.1 Grams.
Necklace Length 18 Inches.
Locket 9ct Yellow Gold.
Necklace Yellow Gold Plated On Sterling Silver.
Locket Fully Hallmarked Glasgow Assayed 9 Carat Gold.
Necklace Gold Plated Hallmarked Sterling Silver.
We understand how time consuming it can be to source a gold locket because so many of the lockets for sale are rolled gold or gold plated.
To save you time we only source fully hallmarked gold lockets aged over 100 years.
You will not see rolled gold, gold plated or gold back & front lockets in our stores.
We include images of the hallmarks and so you can be certain of the antiquity and purity of the antique gold lockets in our store.
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