Antique Gold Swivel Victorian Locket Brooch Mourning Jewelry
Circa 1860s antique Victorian gold filled swivel locket brooch features one side with woven hair and flips to the other side housing a photo. The thick memento mori mourning oval brooch center has each side opening and swivels within a double hollow tube gold filled frame. The thick locket brooch is closed in the back with an elongated pin and tubular hinge. Perfect for adding your sentimental keepsakes.
Since hair was incredibly personal, women would braid locks of hair from their husbands or fiances as a love token and include them in pieces of jewelry. A very sentimental and meaningful way of saying I love you!
- Materials: Gold, gold fill, glass, hair
- Measurements: 38.5mm tall and 34.5mm wide. The locket portion is 8.5mm thick.