9ct Gold Mourning Locket Pendant Antique c.1810.

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9ct Gold Mourning Locket Pendant Antique c.1810.

This 9ct gold mourning locket brooch is a touching memory of a loved one. It was popular to put locks of hair to remember a loved one who had passed before photography was invented. Still has encased platted brown hair and is inscribed Muet . In fantastic condition apart from the odd minor scratch commensurate with age as found. It has been tested for gold because there are no markings. Antique c.1810.

Size 3.3 x 2.0 cm or 1.3 x 0.8 Inches.

Weight 3.8 grams or 2.4 Penny Weight.