About Lockets

What is a Locket, and why are lockets so


The definition of a locket below explains why it has been a classic piece of jewelry for so long, and why they are held in such high esteem.

Definiton of a LOCKET : a small decorative case, typically made of silver, gold, or a base metal, sometimes adorned with jewels. It opens to hold a small precious item or a photo, mini portrait or a lock of hair. Often used to memorialize a lost loved one, or carry their ashes/cremains. Most locket pendants are worn around the neck.

Lockets are an elegant way to handle the need to be close to a person that for some reason cannot be with them at the moment. Worn about the neck, an image or memento can be kept close to the heart, literally and physically,  24 hours a day.  With a photograph, poem, or lock of hair safe inside, a locket is a gentle, constant reminder of the love we feel for those special to us.

At Heartsmith, we carry a heart warming array of keepsake lockets perfect for safely storing images and reminders of our most precious memories. We have glass ones, as well as more than one locket featuring two, three and four photos. Our lockets come in a wide variety of precious metals, including sterling silver, 14K, 18k karat gold, and platinum. Though the lockets range in price from less than $40 to a few thousand dollars, each one is beautiful, delicately crafted, and perfectly appropriate to enshrine the image of a loved one.

Heartsmith is honored to be visited as you search for your perfect keepsake. We have been in business since 1999. We are experienced and proud of our selection and our considerate customer service. If have any questions, please call toll free 1 (888) 501-8777. Thank you for your interest and for visiting Heartsmith today.


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