As swallows return each year to the home nesting area, you to will keep returning to admire this engaging silver and rose gold large oval locket.
Victorian, dating to circa 1880, the front has been hand engraved with a pair of barn swallows flitting toward leafy foliage and two large blooms.
Elaborate in design, the top and bottom of filled with applied wire work. Two bands of concave and convex gold over silver demarcate the center.
The edges are scalloped with cannonball silver orbs. This opens to reveal two locket compartments. The reverse is highly polished and smooth.
See item 22063 for a matching chain.