ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING PASTE LOCKET PENDANT STERLING SILVER CIRCA 1800. An exquisite Antique Mourning pendant dating from the late Georgian era, Circa 1800. The piece features a lovely locket in the centre with two locks of knotted brown hair which have been well preserved behind a secure glass window.Mourning jewellery in the Georgian Era sometimes contained a lock of hair as a souvenir to remember a loved one so that a piece of them was always kept close to the wearer. The pendant is fashioned in Sterling Silver and decorated with twinkling Paste Stones around the central window and across the bow shaped bale.
It is a fascinating piece of history and though it has developed some wear along the back of the piece over the years it is in good condition for its age. MEASURES: Width 42mm x Height 70mm x Depth 5mm.
CONDITION: Good Small hairline fault along the back. Our Antique Jewellery is not kept on the premises for security reasons. Should you wish to view an item please provide 48hrs notice enabling us to collect from our secure vault. The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN MOURNING PASTE LOCKET PENDANT STERLING SILVER CIRCA 1800" is in sale since Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Pre-1837". The seller is "laurelle_ltd" and is located in UK. This item can be shipped worldwide.