Antique French Silver 'Purse Poudrier' Necklace

$895.00 AUD

Antique French silver 'Purse Poudrier' locket, with exceptional floral and shield design and rare 'purse' style clasp fastening, Boar's head French silver hallmark circa 1880. Originally for storing face powder, including original tiny powder puff. New sterling silver chain and components.

Size: 43 cm total chain length. Poudrier diameter approx 4 cm.

Designed and hand made by local artist Marjory Palmer. A keen francophile, Marj has been collecting beautiful antique French coins, lockets and trinkets on her travels in France for many years and turns them into unique, keepsake, Jewellery. These pieces are all one-off, no two pieces of her jewellery are ever the same. All components are sterling silver unless noted otherwise.