The AEI is Latin, and stands for Amity, Eternity, Infinity, signifying everlasting love. The locket is fingertip-sized and holds a braid of hair, which you could remove and replace if you wanted to.
gold fill, glass, hair, 14k gold chain (new)
1/2" long (not including ring at top) 3/8" wide, 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
Jewelry made from hair allowed the bereaved to keep their loved one with them always.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.
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.