a-l-ancien-regime:

Locket
England, Great Britain 1780-1820 (made)
Artist/Maker:Unknown 
Memorial jewellery to honour the dead is one of the largest categories of 18th- century jewellery. From 1760 there was a vogue for memorial medallions or lockets. These became especially popular in Britain.
Neo-classical motifs of funerary urns, plinths and obelisks joined the more traditional cherubs, angels and weeping willows. Hair was preserved  within the locket.

a-l-ancien-regime:

Locket

England, Great Britain 1780-1820 (made)

Artist/Maker:Unknown 

Memorial jewellery to honour the dead is one of the largest categories of 18th- century jewellery. From 1760 there was a vogue for memorial medallions or lockets. These became especially popular in Britain.

Neo-classical motifs of funerary urns, plinths and obelisks joined the more traditional cherubs, angels and weeping willows. Hair was preserved  within the locket.

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