Inspired by the Victorian’s love and use of floriography alongside the gorgeous scenes of the English countryside, these spellbinding lockets have been filled with items full of symbology and botanical folklore.This gorgeous antique brass locket has been found and lovingly restored to encase a sweet pressed single violet. It is easily opened at the top by unscrewing the bail If you wish to swap the Violet for a photo or a pressed memento of your own.The Violet was found and hand picked by myself in Hertfordshire on a nature walk with my son.Floriography: Violets symbolise love, modesty, affection , intuition and dignity . Botanical Folklore : The meanings of violets change depending on their colour; The blue hued violets symbolises love, and would be given to friends and family to show affection and admiration. Dreaming of violets is a sign of good things to come, and violets are said to invoke higher spirituality when used in meditation . Additional info : The pressed violet in the locket has faded slightly from initial photography as is common with pressed flowers, particularly violets . This is reflected in the £20 discount applied to the price . Era: VictorianCondition: Good antique condition, this would have once been gold plated but the gold has now all but worn away with a few very tiny glints remaining . The full base metal is visible . This overall adds to the charm of wearing and owning an authentic piece of antique jewellery. The panes in the locket are secure .Sizing: approx 3cm diameter and 3.7cm from bottom of locket to top of baleA 16" or 18" gold plated chain is included with this item. This is so your pendant is instantly wearable ; I do advise swapping to a longer lasting and better quality chain when you can, preferably a pretty vintage chain to compliment your jewel which can be found in my chain section here .Please specify in the comment box which length you would prefer. For reference : In all of the photos the model is wearing a 16" chain .This item qualifies for layayway, for full terms and conditions of my layaway plan please see here, to create a layaway plan for this piece of a few pieces that have caught your eye please contact me here or using the email address email@example.com.
An Antique Victorian Violet Locket
£75.00 Regular Price