A rose gold heart-shaped locket with a pretty foliate-themed inset and hallmarks for Birmingham 1904.
9k rose gold (marked), new 14k gold chain
Birmingham hallmarks for 1904
Very good - the locket has its fittings but is missing its lenses
3/4" length including the bale, 18" chain
1900 — 1910
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.
The double-clefted heart icon was born in the Middle Ages.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.