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".
14k gold (tests)
1/2" length including the bale, 1 1/2" width
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.
Floriography allowed the Victorians to communicate their desires without saying anything at all.