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Georgian Ouroboros & Hearts Locket Brooch


Motifs are layered here. The forget-me not has heart-shaped petals, but did you notice the entire thing is made of a snake? Not just a snake, but an ouroboros. Someone was not afraid of symbolism. Initials are engraved on the back at the point of each heart.


  • Materials

    14k gold (tests), silver, steel, glass, 3mm ruby, hair

  • Age

    c. 1800

  • Condition

    Good - two of the heart lockets are missing their backing lenses and hair; pin might be a replacement

  • Lead Time

    1" diameter

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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.

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