This is a period Civil War Era Taille D’Epargne locket made of gold plated or rolled gold metal. The front of the locket features a simple cross on a vlack ground with a garland around the rim. The back of the locket is etched with a garland around a black ground and has a center cartouche for etching a name. Probably used to hold a memento mori or photo or portrait of of a deceased loved one as was the custom during the time period in which this locket was made. It measures 7/8″ X 5/8″ and it is not marked. It has been tested and is not gold. It is gold plated or rolled gold. Condition: There is wear on the gold plating. Use the zoom feature for closer inspection. Visit my shop for more Victorian jewelry. The item “Mourning Jewelry Taille D’Epargne Locket Civil War Era Gold Plate Black Enamel” is in sale since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Costume\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “bigbangzero” and is located in Absecon, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Belize, Turks and caicos islands, Bermuda, Viet nam, Uruguay, Russian federation.
- Style: Locket
- Material: Enamel