Victorian Large Sterling 3-Dimensional "Key to my Heart" Locket
A fabulous Victorian (ca1880) era locket with a romantic motif! Crafted in sterling silver, this wonderful piece is substantial in size, and features a bold 3-dimensional heart and key design which is riveted onto the face of the locket. The key is slightly larger than the miniature heart, which is stacked atop the its romantic counterpart. The surface of the locket is smoothly polished and a rich, beveled edge frames the front and back of the entire piece. A large fluted bail is attached to the top, perfect for hanging from a favorite silver chain. and when opened, the interior reveals two covered compartments which could hold a favorite photograph or trinket. A very striking Victorian era piece, it makes a stylish statement when worn and would make a striking addition to any collection!
Measurements: The locket hangs a little more than 2" long, is approximately 1 1/4" wide, and measures 1/2" at the thickest point.
Condition: The overall condition of the locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling setting or riveted heart and key motif. The hinge is in good working condition, and the locket opens easily and closes securely. The bail at the top is secure and intact.