Swallow 9k Gold Back Front Pendant Locket Antique Edwardian c1910.

Magpie

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'To safely return home'.
Full of meaning, this is a fantastic antique double pendant locket in 9ct yellow gold back & front with a flying swallow to the one side dating from the Edwardian era. In legend, swallows lead ships home when they were getting closer to land and prevented them from being lost hence the meaning 'to safely return home'.
The 9ct back & front mark can be found to the swallow side of the locket to the base. The locket is in great order, good hinge to open & snaps shut securely, inside both slips are present but only 1 lens.
Size including bale 2.9 x 1.8 cm or 1.1 x 0.7 inches.
Weight 3.3 grams or 2.06 .penny weight.

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