Mermaid Locket With One Or Three Sea Glass Marbles - interchangeable and openable

  • £48.00


Mermaid locket with three gorgeous sea glass marbles as a choice! You will have the choice to either purchase one sea glass marble or all three. One codd sea glass marble from Cumbria in deep sea foam, a white codd marble from Edinburgh and/or one Seaham sea glass marble in a bright electric turquoise with white swirls. Gold plated locket with complimentary gold colour chain in 18" length.

SIZE
Locket is approx 3cm diameter - marbles are approx. 15-17mm diameter, comes with a gold coloured chain in 18" length.

Each marble can be taken out any time to look at, to place it in a different holder or just to touch it or show it around. You can take this marble out and put one of your own marbles in whenever you like!

Seaham is on the East Coast of England, near Durham and Newcastle. During the Victorian times until 1890s fabulous art glass artisan manufacturing took place in Seaham. At the end of each day small amounts of coloured glass was melted together and given to the Sea... nowadays these end of day pieces of sea glass get washed ashore. Some pieces have shades of the same colour, others are rainbow coloured.

CODD MARBLES: The Codd-neck bottle was designed and manufactured to enclose a marble and a rubber washer/gasket in the neck. The bottles are filled upside down, and pressure of the gas in the bottle forced the marble against the washer, sealing in the carbonation. The bottle was pinched into a special shape, as can be seen in the photo to the right, to provide a chamber into which the marble was pushed to open the bottle. This prevented the marble from blocking the neck as the drink was poured. Codd bottles were used until the 1920s in Scotland/UK.

All pictures were taken inside without flash.