Lockets 08.08.2017
Black Enamel Mourning Locket, c.1870s

‘Not Lost But Gone Before’ Mourning Lockets

To the Victorians, brand consistency was essential for the development of the British Empire. As with any culture that is…

Lockets 19.01.2015
Mourning locket in the form of a funerary urn with seed pearls and amethysts, reverse with lock of hair. Inscribed around edge in gold on white enamel, 'P.ALFRED. BORN 22.SEP 1780 DIED 20 AUG 1782'. Suspension loop.

Prince Alfred Funerary Urn Locket

The fourteenth child and ninth son of King George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince Alfred was born on the…

Lockets 29.08.2012
Mourning, Mourning Locket, 19th Century, Hairwork, Chain, Black Enamel

Not Lost But Gone Before Locket and Hairwork Chain

There is a union of three elements in this necklace and locket that symbolise the epitome of fashion and the…

Lockets 04.02.2011
1836 Locket

Analysis of a Locket: July 14th 1836, Gold and Hair

Courtesy: Monique Charvet Dedication: obt July 14th 1836 / Giles C Dana & Ruth Ann Dana This particular style is…