Superb Victorian Floral Mourning Locket made from Vulcanite (Faux Whitby Jet) with Black Enamel Bow Pin Circa 1880. Locket measures approximately 1 /12 inches x 1 /14 inches. This beautiful Locket is ornately carved with pretty flowers and is approximately 3/4 inch deep opening to the intricately decorated interior space designed for photographs or sentimental keepsakes such as a photograph or lock of hair. The fashion for Mourning Jewelry in the Victorian Era made a beautiful locket such as this’de Rigeur’ for the Victorian Lady. The fashion for Black Mourning Jewellery made Whitby Jet very popular. As Whitby Jet was so expensive other forms of mourning jewellery were made such as Vulcanite, Carved Horn and Gutta Percha. This locket is made from Vulcanite. The locket is suspended from a black enamel Bow Brooch which works beautifully but it could easily be removed and the locket could be worn on your own chain if you preferred. This Fabulous Antique Locket / Brooch dates from the mid to late Victorian era circa 1860 to 1880 after Queen Victoria lost her prince Albert and set the country into mourning Fashions. Anything I can help with please contact me. The item “Superb Antique Victorian Locket Vulcanite Mourning Jewelry Enamel Bow Pin Brooch” is in sale since Tuesday, December 3, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Vintage Fine Jewellery\Victorian (1837-1901)”. The seller is “kittyscurios” and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, Australia.