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Victorian Floriography Locket

$2,300

Floriography, aka the language of flowers, is a vast catalog of flowers and plants that corresponded with highly specific sentiments. It was all the rage in the buttoned-up 19th century, a person could express a lot with a bouquet without actually saying a word. This floriography locket is made in high karat gold and decorated with all manner of flora as well as the initials "ERB".

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  • Materials

    14k gold (tests)

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good

  • Size

    1/2" length including the bale, 1 1/2" width

Victorian

Aboutthe

VictorianEra

18371901

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.

RelatedHistory Lesson

Floriography: The Secret Language of Flowers

Floriography allowed the Victorians to communicate their desires without saying anything at all.