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Vintage Gold-Plated Locket with Handwoven Chainmaille Necklace


Vintage Gold-Plated Locket with Handwoven Chainmaille Necklace


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This necklace features a vintage gold-plated brass locket, c. 1930, with an etched design, paste stones and glass seed pearls.   It hangs on a chain of gold-filled hand-woven chainmaille links, gold-filled jump rings, and antique rose and yellow rolled gold links from two different 19th-century book chain necklaces.  The locket opens and closes securely, and dangles from an antique, gold-filled pocket watch clip.


  • locket is 1 1/4" x 1"
  • necklace is 20" long


  • gold-filled toggle clasp
  • antique book chain links
  • vintage gold-plated locket
  • gold-filled jump rings
  • antique pocket watch clip

Origin Story

The book chain necklace features links shaped like the bindings of books, and was a popular design during the Victorian era.  This necklace style re-emerged throughout the 20th century during various Victorian revival periods, particularly during the late 1930's and 40's.  It is a design that continues to evolve and inspire even in the 21st century.