This floral themed oval locket brooch with a days-gone-by feeling is an unsigned locket made by Piddiddly Links, a Kingston, NY company founded by Steve and Elise Pittelman in l969. During the l970s, 80s, and early 90s, they used Victorian and Art Nouveau revived-styling in their costume jewelry designs. (My pricing reflects its unsigned status).
The locket has a place for two facing pictures, set in an antiqued gold-tone metal, held with a black faceted bead, and dangling from a small bar pin.. The top pin has a repousse design and the locket has flowers in a brass-like metal whose patina adds overall depth and charm to this piece. There are two plastic inserts as picture holders inside.
This locket brooch is in good vintage condition, meaning it shows average wear for its age, including a few wear marks on the back and inside, adding to its sense of yesterday. The pin and clasp, while small, are strong and secure; the locket clasp firm. The brooch measures 2” long by 1.5” with the locket itself 1 1/8 by 7/8”. The inside picture space is .75 by .5”. The pictures should provide more perspective on the vintage charm and condition of this old world locket brooch.
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