Antique Gold Shell Locket Necklace, W&H Co Large Round Photo Pendant - Timeless Beauty

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"The best of all keepsakes... No other article of jewelry, gift or favor, is so valued as the Locket. It is a symbol of Faithfulness, cherished by the wearer for memory's sake and for the loved secret it holds. The Locket never grows old but becomes dearer with long possession. W & H Lockets are the best choice for keepsakes because their beautiful designs are backed by honest quality and workmanship." ~ Wightman & Hough Co ad 1912

The American W&H Co made gorgeous lockets during their years of operation, 1856 to 1922. This stunning and rare antique locket is one of their beautiful designs. The locket is engraved on the front with latticework, flowers, leaves, and a blank shield all accented by a textured background. The back of the locket remains monogram-free which is hard to find for this brand of locket as they offered engraving at purchase. This wonderful large round locket opens to reveal two places waiting to hold your beloved photographs as well as the signature W & H Co heart which was the company's signature, "There's a Heart in Every Locket." This locket is 1/4 gold shell which the company used to advertised as thick enough to have your initials engraved without cutting through the gold. This excellent piece dangles on a new long 30 inch 14 karat gold filled chain hand finished with my favorite lobster clasp and ring.
Necklace chain: 30 inches
Antique Locket: 30mm (just under 1 1/4 inches)
Signed: "W&H Co." in heart and "1/4 Gold Shell"
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