Victorian Souvenir Bracelet with Black Enamel and Rose-Cut Diamond Locket Clasp
Item No. BAV1300323
A Victorian 15K yellow gold "Souvenir" bracelet with gorgeous thin round links with detailed openwork, spelling out SOUVENIR in Gothic script, with a rectangular black enamel locket clasp featuring a rose-cut diamond starburst. Circa 1870.
Travel became more accessible during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and travelers looked for reminders of their trip to take home. Souvenir jewelry from foreign countries allowed the wearer to display their worldliness and sophistication.
7 1/4", with a width of 7/8"