Antique Gold Locket Necklace, Wightman and Hough 100 Year Old Round Photo Pendant - Harlequin Pattern


Shipping to United States: Free

"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 and Hough Company / The People's Home Journal October 1912

Based in Providence, Rhode Island, the Wightman and Hough Company (W&H Co.) specialized in quality lockets from the mid 1800's to the early 1920s. It was during this time that this wonderful locket was made. This gorgeous antique locket features three diagonal rows of beautiful sparkling stones (most likely paste stones - an antique process of creating quality faux stones) and a touch of elegant engraving. The beautiful yellow gold filled locket opens to reveal one removable frame waiting to hold your beloved photograph. Inside you will, also, find the signature heart of the W&H Co. "your guarantee of beauty, utility, and durability." I placed this very special antique locket on a new 14k gold filled chain hand finished with a secure trigger lobster clasp and ring.
Necklace chain length: 28 inches
Locket: 31mm diameter (a little under 1 1/4 inches)
Signed: "W & H Co" in heart for the Wightman and Hough Company. As they would say, "Look for this Mark on the Inside." "There's a Heart in Every Locket."
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