A mid Victorian locket featuring a blue enamel anchor - a symbol of hope - over a swirling textured ground. The reverse side is engraved in a foliate theme with a shield at the center.
14k gold (tests), blue enamel, new 14k gold chain
1 1/8" length including the bale, 3/4" width, 18" chain
1837 — 1901
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.
It’s hard to pinpoint when modern-day lockets were invented, but it’s believed that they evolved from ancient amulets.