Screw open this bone (probably cow) egg-shaped container to find a miniscule carved chick. An amulet for someone incubating a Great Idea. Or for the person trying to conceive a child. Or just as a universal symbol of hope and new beginnings.
1900 — 1910
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.