Antique Victorian Onyx and Pearl Mourning Hair Locket Pendant
An absolutely graceful and beautiful antique Victorian locket brooch. A typical example of period mourning jewelry made of glossy onyx plate, decorated with a delicate pearl ornament. The body of the locket is preserved amazingly with no surface wear. The rear glass compartment holding braided hair is fully intact.
Onyx is often used in Victorian period for the art of mourning jewelry (only black jewels were allowed to be worn in mourning period) is also known for the energy of strong support, stamina, and determination to help one's persevere.
Weight: 23.6 grams.
Dimensions: 5 x 4 cm or 1.96 x 1.6 inches;
Bale: 0.4 cm;
Hallmarks: not marked, acid-tests as 9ct gold;
Precious stones: 7 seed pearls;
Condition: Excellent condition - no chips, wear or broken parts.
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