Lockets developed out of talisman jewelry worn to ward of evil spirits. They came to signify: love, honor, a pledge of allegiance, a symbol of mourning, a commitment or a window to the past.
Lockets have been used to carry: powder, miniature portraits, ashes, herbal remedies, poison and perfume-soaked fabric.
.5"' heart locket on 20" figero chain.
14k gold over brass.
Designed and assembled in Sonoma, California