This usual Victorian ball locket is modeled in the shape of a horseshoe with gold fill fittings and domed glass lenses. The locket easily opens to reveal space for two photos or mementos - the convex shape of the glass magnifies the image or object held within. On an ew 18" 14k gold chain.
gold fill, glass, new 14k gold chain
1 1/4" length including the bale, 1" x 3/4" locket, 18" chain
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1837 — 1901
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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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.
An amulet is a personal ornament that protects the wearer from adversity, misfortune, illness, and even death.