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1909 English Sterling Silver Carnelian Shield Locket

This English oval locket is made of sterling silver and features a raised shield at its center made of carnelian. Carnelian is a symbol protection, and in the Roman era was thought to bring courage.  In shield form, it symbolizes a double layer of protection for the wearer.  The back of the locket is smooth and has English Hallmarks representing sterling silver, Birmingham and the date 1909, as well as the Maker, MJG. This talisman of strength pairs perfectly with an oxidized silver curb chain. 
  • sterling silver, red agate
  • measures 32 mm x 26 mm
  • c 1909
  • opens to hold two photos, both original frames included
  • to add your own photos to the locket, click here
  • pairs perfectly with 24" vintage sterling silver chain
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About the Luna & Stella Vintage Locket Collection:

Most of the lockets in the Luna & Stella Vintage Locket Collection were made in Providence, RI or Attleboro, MA between 1880 and 1940.  Our Locket Necklaces are the perfect way to celebrate a relationship or remember a loved one.   

  • Arrives packaged in our elegant Italian gift box with satin ribbon.
  • All lockets are in good condition for their age, but may show some signs of wear. Photos are unretouched and accurately reflect their condition. 
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