Antique Victorian Gold Locket
era: c. 1900
lovely weight and patina to this piece: rolled gold finish over brass with engraved foliate motif and central shield (where initial could be engraved if desired). suspended from scrolled wirework filigree arms. opens from the top to reveal two internal compartments for adding photos, a lock of hair, a haiku, or other tiny mementos. retains one original removeable bezel "frame".
hallmarked for Carter, Qvornstrom & Remington of Attleboro, MA
just under 1" in dia.
Add this locket to your own favorite vintage chain, or select "locket and chain" from the drop down menu to add a modern 18" 14kt rosy gold plated cable chain, like the one pictured. details/additional chain images here.
very good antique condition. patina/wear to gold surface as seen. does not snap closed, but has a firm seal and stays closed, especially when worn, has it hinges open in the back.
we, mcgee packages all lockets in padded presentation boxes with ribbon, perfect for gifting + safe-keeping.
we, mcgee antique and vintage lockets are sourced from a variety of decades. Most are 1890-1950 and were made in Rhode Island or Massachusetts (where much of the costume jewelry from the early-mid 20th century in the US was made!). Some styles and motifs persisted through many decades. All pieces are selected for their unique, vintage beauty and wearability.
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