Dating from the Victorian era this oval picture locket has been crafted in silver with a hand engraved depiction of a young sailor looking out from the rigging. The detailing is very nice, from the ribbon in his beret to the twisted decoration for the ropes. A raised silver border around the the central engraved with a ribbed section. The outer edge of the front half of the locket is studded with silver beads all around. Opening to accept photographs or some other small memento such as a lock of hair.
Antique Victorian Silver Locket, Dated Birmingham, 1881