Joining Collectors with Jewels. Sweetly petite, this Victorian-era era locket pendant was used as mourning jewelry, a way to honor the memory of a loved one who had passed away. In the glass panel at the back, plaits of golden-brown hair have been carefully preserved, likely cut from a lock of hair of the original wearers loved one. Its partly this sentimental aspect of Victorian jewelry that makes it so special. The small piece is made from 9-karat gold and features an adorable scalloped edge. Etchings of scrolls (almost like rainbows) serve as decoration. The size makes this pendant able to be worn easily on a necklace or as a charm on a bracelet. Secure (even though there is a split at one side), and original. Material Tests for 9k gold. Excellent , there are no irregularities to the shape of the piece, the glass is clear without any cracks or surface wear and the piece is fresh looking. Tap the link and ask about our transparent process and reasonable rate to sell. Vintage & antique jewelry in Oxford Jewel auctions. _gsrx_vers_855 GS 7.0.19 (855). The item “Antique Victorian Mourning 9k 9ct Gold Braided Hair Locket Charm Pendant” is in sale since Monday, September 23, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Victorian, Edwardian 1837-1910\Mourning Jewelry”. The seller is “oxfordjewel” and is located in California. This item can be shipped worldwide.