Antique silver locket brooch, Welsh, Hidden message

常规价格 £249.00

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A fine and rare antique silver locket brooch.

This fantastic piece is engraved in the aesthetic manner with foliage and a belt and buckle, the belt / buckle symbolises holding one close.

The top of the brooch opens up revealing a little concealed message in Welsh; Cofia Fi, which translates to remember me.

Probably given as a token of love.

The brooch has a beaded rim and an old c type clasp fastener.

It is fully hallmarked for sterling silver, Birmingham assay office, 1910, maker William S Holmes, it also has Registered design number.

Approx measurements:
1.75" width
0.75" length
Weighs approx 4.03 grams

Good used condition overall, some general signs of use and wear, surface marks / scratches commensurate with age, the silver beads have tiny holes in the top but this is a result of the manufacturing process.