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Victorian 9ct Back & Front Oval Locket Set With Split Pearls & Turquoise

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A Victorian oval locket set with turquoise and pearls in a laurel leaf design. The turquoise means “Forget me not” after the flower of the same name, and the pearls are for tears. On the reverse is engraved a garter with a small area between which can be used to engrave initials etc. This locket would have been intended for the wearer to remember someone when wearing it.

Written by Olly Gerrish
Date & OriginVictorian (1839-1901), English
MeasurementsHeight 2.8 cm
Width 2.2 cm
ConditionGood, tiny dent top right on front
HallmarksUnmarked, tested to 9ct gold back and front. The front and back plate are gold. The hinges and frames are metal
ProvenanceEnglish