Victorian Era Pinchbeck Snake Locket

Victorian era pinchbeck locket with snake motif symbolizing eternal love.  Richly colored gilded metal. Pinchbeck is a stable gold-colored metal alloy used in the 18th and 19th centuries. The original frame and glass are intact. A personal image can be placed in the locket compartment. English in origin. Circa 1870.


Measures 1.25" in drop length.  The locket is hanging from a modern 16" 22k gold chain. Antique and modern gold chains are sold separately and are available in-store. Please call or email the shop to inquire.