Antique Victorian Locket Necklace. Sterling Silver. Double Sided Aesthetic Engraved Forget Me Not, Irish Harp Locket. Photo Pendant & Chain


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Vintage from the 19th century


Sterling Silver


Necklace length: 17 Inches; Pendant height: 1 1/4 Inches; Pendant width: 3/4 Inches

A beautiful antique Victorian locket and chain rendered in sterling silver. The locket features engraved antique Aesthetic patterns on both sides. The front decorated with a scalloped framed forget me not flower that charmingly suspends upside down so it can be viewed by the wearer the right way up. The back an elongated triangle shaped shield motif, that we think is a stylised Irish harp, is framed in a scalloped border with little arrows that look like the footprints of little birds. Lovely detailing, even the sides of the locket are engraved!

The locket opens to reveal two compartments for photos and tiny keepsakes, one side has a silver removable frame. The locket opens easily and closes securely from the side and it suspends from an antique silver fine cable chain with a barrel snap clasp that is in perfect working order.

The chain measures 17 inches in length with the locket measuring 1-1/4" high (without the bail loop), 3/4" wide (30x20mm) and 5.6mm deep. The locket is unmarked but tests as solid sterling silver, the chain is marked 'sterling' on the clasp. Total weight is 5.9 grams.

Offered in very very good antique condition, there is light surface wear as you would expect of any preloved antique item. There is a tiny shallow dent above the harp but nothing untoward or detrimental. Please refer to the photos.

At Mercy Madge we offer distinctive and unique estate jewelry in our beautifully curated shop, each piece is carefully hand selected by us, for you. We rarely come across two identical old treasures, once they are gone, they are truly gone!


- Our photographs are taken with a magnified macro lens under bright studio lighting to show you every tiny detail, any flaws or marks that may appear are invisible to the naked eye. Unless otherwise stated any antique boxes in our photos are for display only and are not included in purchase. However, do rest assured your purchase will arrive professionally packaged in a custom Mercy Madge box, perfect for gift giving and safekeeping!

- We offer a no risk money back guarantee, returns are accepted for any reason. Please consult our shops policy section for full details and return procedures.

- Our international and domestic shipping is free and includes tracking for your peace of mind.

- We offer an interest free layaway plan on items over $150. A 20% deposit will secure and reserve the item for you with the balance due in 60 days. If you would like to place an item on layaway please send us a message and we will assist in setting this up for you.

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Sharon - Exceptional Antique Jewellery - Georgian - Victorian - Art Deco

Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

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For purchases over $150 we offer a free 60 day layaway term with a 20% deposit which is applied towards the item cost. Once paid we will reserve the item for you.

We are pretty flexible with the payments towards the balance as long as it is paid within the layaway term. You can schedule them at your own convenience and decide how much and when you want to pay. Simply let us know when you are ready to make an installment and we will send you a link to pay.

A longer layaway term may be agreeable depending on the item cost and we are happy to discuss your individual needs with you.

Layaway payments are non-refundable and returns are not permitted. Store credit will be offered in certain circumstances at the shops discretion.
Yes! Every purchase will arrive boxed in our complimentary custom packaging which is free of charge.
No, rest assured items returned within our return policy are not subject to a restocking fee. If an item is returned outside the shops return policy then we may reserve the right to charge a discretionary 20% restocking fee.
Antique jewellery, by its very nature, is more fragile than modern jewellery and can be more prone to damage. Many of our pieces are 150 years old or more, it is part of their charm and they will require special care.

We guarantee all our items as described but can not guarantee they won't need maintenance or repair due to use and wear. With a modicum of care, the jewelry you are fond of can last many more lifetimes to come.

We accept no responsibility for pieces that become damaged whilst in your possession and such damaged items cannot be returned.
With thousands of online sales under our belt we are accomplished international shippers. We ship worldwide and will dispatch your order with tracking within one business day of ordering. Your highly anticipated purchase will arrive quickly and be beautifully gift wrapped and safely packaged to boot. Shipping upgrades are available at checkout too should you need it even faster. If you have any special delivery service requests feel free to send us a message.
We offer a sizing service for our rings and a traditional engraving service for our jewelry. Contact us for details and pricing.
We are unable to show our entire collection in our Etsy shop so if you are looking for something that we don't have please feel free to contact us by email, phone or through our website. We have many more items in stock than are listed and may have the perfect piece. However, we do not make custom/bespoke jewelry to order, our focus is purely on preowned vintage and antique.
We do our utmost to accurately date and describe our jewelry. We use a variety of techniques, testing and observation. All precious metals are tested whether hallmarked or not. We use electronic testing equipment (Auracle & Misar) and acid testing. Colored gemstones are tested with the Presidium Duo Tester and diamonds with the Diamond Selector II. We use industry standard gauges and digital calipers for measuring gemstones. When we have jewelry appraised we use independent gemologists and jewellers who have no connection to or vested interest in our shop.
Items in original condition may be returned for any reason. Notification of return should be made within 3 days of receipt and item posted within 7 days. Buyer pays return shipping costs. After 3 calendar days all sales should be considered final.

The full mailing address for returns can be found on your printed receipt inside your package. Tracking and/or insurance is a good idea since items lost in transit cannot be refunded.

We will refund the purchase price minus original shipping cost within 48 hours of receipt. If the item qualified for free shipping $15 (US) will be deducted to cover original shipping cost

Items ordered from us that are refused at delivery or returned to us as unclaimed /undeliverable will be issued store credit.
It is ESSENTIAL to mark the package and your local customs form "RETURNED GOODS". because returned goods don't incur HMRC import and customs charges in the UK. Use your local POST OFFICE to return your package.

Please DO NOT use Fedex, UPS, or any other commercial carrier without our express written authority.

Failure to follow the correct return procedure may result in UK import and customs fees being charged in error. Should this occur such fees will become the responsibility of the buyer and will be deducted from the refund amount until such times as a reversal is granted by HMRC.


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