Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket

Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket
Tests for gold filled, glass. The secret language of flowers. In Victorian jewelry, floriography gives each piece a different symbolic meaning, with this antique locket expressing fantastic extravagance. Through its poppy flower motif. Abundant looking and unique, its gold filled setting through repousse technique renders a visual softness, speaking to floral lovers everywhere. Want to personalize your locket? We can size, print, and precision-cut your photo(s) for a perfect fit.

Bright patina with light surface wear to the setting. Glass has fresh sheen with no chips and light surface wear.

Some of the white stones are replacements. Shuts tightly with satisfying "snap".

Floriography, or the language of flowers, is rooted in the Victorian era. It refers to the assignment of special emotional meanings to certain flowers. Including those flowers in jewelry was a way to slyly convey one's feelings in a society that discouraged showing your emotions.

For example, red roses were (and still are today) associated with romantic love and passion, while forget-me-knots were symbolized remembrance. A young Queen Victoria assumed her role in 1837 and her taste in jewelry quickly became culturally influential, within England and beyond.

Her relationship to jewelry was enmeshed with her husband, Prince Albert, who gifted the Queen for their engagement, a snake ring, embedded with an emerald (her birthstone) in its head. Continuing from the Georgian era and intensified by Queen Victoria.

Taste, sentimental and figural jewelry was a major trend throughout the Victorian era. When certain ideas and words were deemed too forward or improper to be spoken, jewelry and symbolic meaning was used to communicate what was left unsaid. _gsrx_vers_1436 GS 9.0.5 (1436). This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Necklaces & Pendants".

The seller is "oxfordjewel" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.


Antique Victorian Poppy Flower Yellow Gold Filled Paste Pendant Locket