RESERVED Layaway Antique Victorian 1881 Sterling Silver Locket Necklace, Large Oval Butterfly Pendant with Gold Accents - Aesthetic Movement

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This locket is RESERVED for A. Please do not buy unless you are A. This is the initial payment for a layaway plan as per our conversations. Thank you!
Over a century and a quarter ago this locket was fashioned to grace the neck of a true Victorian lady. In the center of the design flutters a little butterfly encircled by a ring of subtle gold. The large oval sterling silver locket is bordered by two half rings of matching subtle gold and palm branch-like engravings. True to genuine antique silver lockets, this locket is hallmarked on each piece -the back, inside of front, and on the original bail. The condition of this particular age of locket is spectacular and extremely hard to find. The antique locket opens to reveal one removable frame waiting to hold you beloved photograph and the locket dangles on a new long chain of sterling silver hand finished with a sterling silver lobster clasp and ring.
Necklace chain length: 28 inches
Locket: 32mm x 40mm (a little over 1 1/2 inches)
Maker's Mark "M.J.G." for Michael Joseph Goldsmith
Lion Passant for solid sterling silver
Chester assay office mark
Date letter "s" for the years 1881 - 1882
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I gladly accept exchanges

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The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
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  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

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Caring for your jewelry:
Precious metals such as silver need to be polished from time to time (with the exception of oxidized sterling silver- which does not need to be polished). To extend the time between the polishing of your bright silver, your may store your design in a air tight bag. When your piece does need polishing, I recommend Sunshine sterling silver polishing cloths. If you would like to add a polishing cloth to your order, please contact me through Etsy and I will customize a listing for you. The cost of the cloth is $4.

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