The Charm of Vintage Lockets
Secretive, sentimental and sweet, lockets are a guaranteed hit with any girl. Here are some ideas for making yours uniquely personal.Discover More
A most unusual shaped A metallic element which is malleable and ductile, and white in colour, making it ideal for use in jewellery. It is usually mixed with copper to improve its hardness.
More locket. It has two colour gold overlay. The style was the “Aesthetic” or “Japonesqe” style which was prevalent in the 1880s. This period was inspired by simple naturalistic asymmetrical themes like birds, leaves and sometimes Japanese-style elements like bamboo. It was a result of both the Japanese trade relations that had opened during the Jewellery made in the the Victorian era (1839-1901). More Jewellery made in the Mid-Century era (1950s). More period and a corresponding trend toward a simpler more refined sense of design. This locket is a good example.
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