Fern & Ivy Leaves 9k Gold Back & Front Mourning Pendant Locket Antique Victorian c1880.

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Simply charming mourning locket with a fern leaf to the front & ivy leaves surrounding a blank shield to the rear, dating from the Victorian period. The fern leaf has the meaning 'Sincerity' & the ivy leaves 'Friendship, Fidelity & Marriage' in the language of flowers.
The locket is made from 9ct yellow gold back & front, which is not marked. Good hinge to open & snaps shut securely. Inside both slips & lenses ar present. To the one side is a photograph & to the other a lock of mourning hair.
Size including bale 4.1 x 2.6 x 0.8 cm or 1.6 x 1.0 x 0.3 inches.
Weight 10.0 grams or 6.25 penny weight.


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