American nostalgia often incorporates jewelry featuring astrological signs. These birth signs, similar to birthday gems associated with a specific month, have offered us a sense of identity and a bit of exotica from outside the mainstream.
Sloan & Co., an American jewelry manufacturing house, presented a series of astrologically marked items to the populace of the early years of the twentieth century.
Perfect for a birthday or Christmas gift, this 14k yellow gold double box photo locket is adorned with a high relief frieze of the Zodiac sign for Gemini, traditionally encompassing the dates of May 20 through June 20.
The image of the entwined twins rests at the center. Above them the word, "MAY" and to the right, GEMINI are placed in relief. Below is the II glyph for the sign. Surrounding these are flowers and leaves.
Opening the locket reveals two compartments with frames and covers for a photographs or mementos. The reverse is highly polished and plain 14k gold.
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