A fabulous etched locket from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This gorgeous oval shaped locket is made of sterling silver and both sides are ornately detailed with a fantastic etched floral design. The front design is bursting with elaborate flowers and leaves, surrounded by a decorative border. The opposite side depicts a bird in flight, swooping over a pond with plants in bloom. A leaf border surrounds the scene and a textured pattern at the top completes the design. The locket opens to reveal two spaces for your favorite photographs inside. At the top of the locket is a simple sterling ring to hang the piece from a chain. A wonderful example of Victorian artistry, this piece would make a fabulous addition to any collection!
Measurements: The locket hangs approximately 2 1/8" long, is 1 3/8" wide and 1/4" at the thickest point.
Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no serious damage to the silver or to the ornate design. The locket closes easily and is very secure.