Thick Sterling Locket Pendant & Chain
Keep you mementos near with this amazing retro lion locket. Crafted out of sterling and truly unique in size. It is thick enough to hold photos, small keepsakes and or even a small rosary. These wonderful lockets were commonly used by ladies of the day to house lip gloss or cream perfume to be used when out and about. The locket is in excellent working order with NO cracks or dents to the metal work. There is a twist know chain loop to the top to ensure that locket sits flat. The back is adorned with milgrain wreaths, as well as the front to accent the fierce lion to the center. All the way from England to Texas in hopes of finding a new home.
* Sterling (tested)
* No Maker's Mark
* Oval Locket Measures approx. 1 1/2" inches x 1" inch
* Bail to Bottom Measures approx. 1 7/8" inches long
* 18.49 grams
* c. 1950's
* Sterling 18" Cable Chain Included
The lion is a very diverse symbol. Its most common traits are: majesty, strength, courage, protection, justice, and military might. It can be both solar and lunar. Commonly referred to as "the KING of the beasts," it is a symbol of Kingly power and might, but as the lioness it is commonly related to the Great Mother and protection.
As a metal, silver has significant health benefits that have been used across cultures for centuries. Silver has a proven track record as a powerful antimicrobial agent fighting infections and aiding in cold and flu prevention, wound healing, and more. Silver also helps with internal heat regulation and circulation.
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