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19th Century 14K Gold Mourning Locket Pendant

$498.77

About the Item

This mourning locket pendant was once worn close to someones heart. The locket pendant dates back to the 19th century and is made of 14 karat gold. The front of this oval-shaped pendant is beautifully engraved with ornaments while the side is embellished with scrolling foliage. The reverse also shows engraved figures. Behind the glass plate hair work is placed as a remembrance of the deceased. The hair work can be removed if desired. Mourning jewelry were mostly worn in The Grand Victorian Era, between ca. 1861-1880. Saddens by the death of the Queen’s husband, Prince Albert, mourning became an art for the Victorians. Who designed black clothes and jewelry to be worn in the months following the death of a relatives. This mourning tradition was adopted in several countries, as well in the Netherlands. Charms are great to collect as wearable memories, it has a symbolic and often a sentimental value. Charms can be added to your necklace, charm bracelet or layered with your other favorites. The charm is in good condition but it has some small dents on the front of the pendant. When you flip it and wear it the other side that will show a smoother surface. The charm measures 25 mm in length including bail, width 16 mm and weighs 2.24 grams. Tested as 14K gold. We will wrap your pendant beautifully in a black and gold jewelry box.
  • Metal:
  • Weight:
    2.24 g
  • Dimensions:
    Width: 0.63 in (16 mm)Length: 0.99 in (25 mm)
  • Style:
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  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    Circa 1890
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Rotterdam, NL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1630216782342

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