All About Locket Necklaces
What is a Locket Necklace?
A locket is a kind of pendant on a necklace that opens in a way to allow its owner to place tiny things inside. Lockets are a special kind of jewelry that is personal to their owner. Whether it was received as a gift or picked for a collection, it always holds a special meaning.
History of Locket
Many of us are familiar with locket necklaces. However, very few of us know the rich history behind this piece of jewelry. You may be wondering how lockets came to become very popular throughout different centuries and civilizations. Lockets have evolved as centuries passed.
- Good-luck charms
- Piece of paper with significant text on it
- A strand of hair
- A short Love letter
- A portrait
Are lockets a good gift?
A locket can be the perfect gift for many occasions. It has so many variations and beautiful styles to select from depending on your taste in fashion. On some occasions and events, giving a locket can be the perfect gift.
What do lockets symbolize?
A locket symbolizes something you want to keep and cherish forever, for example, a special memory. We give romantic and timeless lockets to people we love dearly. In them, we affix a message or their photo. Lockets are very old yet still trendy.
Sometimes, lockets contain color that represent private message. Couples can also wear lockets instead of the ring as a show of love and commitment. Placing a photo of a loved one with a romantic message can be a lovely gesture for couples.
What should I put in a locket?
There are many creative ways to personalize a locket necklace. Jewelry is generally a given as a symbol of love, friendship, or commitment. Lockets are more than just mere fashion items. They have a compartment where things of significant value can be preserved, for example:
A photograph of a loved one is the most common item people keep in lockets. Whether it’s a photograph of a close friend, spouse, parents, or children, the photo has to be that of someone close to your heart. The ideal way to wear a locket on a necklace is with the pendant resting on your chest. It serves as a gentle reminder of the love you share.
Engraved messages or symbols are a lasting reminder of something unique, romantic, and profound. Some of the popular messages you can put in a locket include:
- Famous quotes
- Short poems
- Love messages
However, you are free to customize your locket to your preference and according to how they make you feel.