The smooth and bulbous shape really make this an outstanding item of craftsmanship.
One of the earliest representations of the heart can be found in ancient Egyptian culture. The "ab" or "ib" was an essential part of the human soul and was critical for a good afterlife. Therefore it was often represented by the ancient Egyptians in their jewellery and artefacts.
Dimensions of Big locket
At its widest point it measures 34 mm across. It weighs a fairly impressive 10.5 grams producing a comparatively voluminous interior, with plenty of room for the safe keeping of little objects or photographs. Its bale has a unique and smooth wavy edge and is large enough to accommodate most sizes of chain or thong.
Big Oval Locket
£14.95 - A big sterling silver locket especially created for the romantics. This bold and beautiful item of silver jewellery will stand out as a pendant of grace, elegance and style. It is shaped in the traditional oval design and engraved on both lids with a floral motif. The side of the locket has a slight indentation to allow a thumbnail to open it with ease.