Date 1871 Whitby Jet Mourning Locket

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A poignant and lovingly preserved antique Victorian hand carved Whitby Jet locket decorated with a Golden Guiding Star set with teeny, tiny natural Seed Pearls (symbolising tears). All very touching and a very tangible way to keep a loved one close. 

The locket compartment to the reverse holds tenderly coiled (we imagine by a professional Hair Artist read our article about the techniques used) curls of precious hair. Around the 9ct Gold frame is the hand engraved legend 'J.L.L. DIED MARCH 16th 1871'. The locket measures 3cm lengthwise and hangs from a chubby ring. All in perfect condition, this blessed jewel has survived two lifetimes and deserves to be honoured into its third century.  

Most of our rings can be adjusted to fit for free, this can be done on purchase by making a note in the order form if you know the size, or at a later date if it is a gift. You can download our handy ring sizing guide here, but don't hesitate to contact us if you need further help with this. If visiting us size adjustments can usually be done in around an hour-ish. 

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All items come with a presentation box and items over £500 with an insurance valuation. In the rare instance that the original box is available, this will be included. We can also giftwrap your special purchase.

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