'DMS' Mourning Double Locket Pendant Seed Pearl 9k Gold Antique Victorian c1840

Magpie

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Charming antique mourning locket dating from the early Victorian period, with seed pearls forming the initials 'DMS' & a picture of a lady to the rear. In mourning jewellery the seed pearls represent tears for the lost loved one. These seed pearls are to the front of mourning hair which is dark brown.
The gold has been tested as there are no gold marks. We have not opened due to the mourning hair.
Size including bale 3.2 x 2.4 cm or 1.2 x 0.9 inches.
Weight 4.7 grams or 3 penny weight.