The Complete Guide To Lockets

The Complete Guide to Lockets

Sometimes, there is a lot of confusion about lockets.

What is a locket, what types of lockets are there and how can you get a picture inside a locket? Are there only old-fashioned vintage lockets or can you also get some sort of new-age lockets out there?


What Is a Locket?

Lockets are typically pendants that open up to show a space that is used to store items that assist in keeping memory and enhancing beauty. Some of these items include photos, hair locks, love letters, or any other item that will help you in keeping the memory of your loved one.

Also, lockets can be in the form of a ring or a bracelet. Therefore, this shows the importance of understanding the meaning of a locket since this can go a long way in understanding the importance of these valuable pieces of jewelry.

Over time, these valuable jewelry pieces have been worn by ladies as they have been worn by men. Today, we still have lockets that have been specifically designed for men.

Even though the word locket brings to mind a picture of a feminine pendant of a necklace, the functionality of lockets should always be considered in general terms.

Today, lockets have evolved into different designs and forms. For instance, you can find golden lockets, silver lockets, photo lockets, or heart lockets. All these lockets have their meaning and can be used for different purposes.

Here at evermée, we designed new-age lockets that store your photo without having to print and cut a photo into the correct size. A little chip inside the gemstone of our lockets allows you to upload a photo straight into the locket of your loved one!

The photo can be recollected by tapping the gemstone with a phone and the memory pops up on your phone screen. 


Where to Buy Lockets

Today, there are many places where you can buy lockets. For instance, you can decide to walk to your nearest pawn shop and get your favorite locket. Also, there are various online stores where you can order your preferred locket and have it delivered to your doorstep. The most exciting thing about these stores is that the locket can be customized to suit your needs.

Therefore, the next time you plan to buy a locket, then consider getting a truly special handmade locket piece from evermée and order your preferred locket. We shall have it delivered to you just as you would like it to be.


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You can always create your own locket on our website. 


Different Types of Lockets Explained

It is good to understand that a locket can ultimately enhance your appearance. In addition to keeping the memory, these accessories have been used jewelry since time immemorial.

One of the most charming and beautiful ways to accessorize your neck is to wear a stunning chain with a spectacular locket. You can have your loved one attached to the locket, which means that you can carry them with you wherever you go.

As we have seen earlier, lockets are fashion accessories suitable for both men and women. However, one thing has made these accessories get the type of attention they are getting today—their different and varied designs.

These have made the lockets to be very popular across people of different age groups. For the longest time now in history, lockets have been adored, primarily because of their dual ability to enhance beauty, as well as the pleasant feelings and memories they bring.

Today, lockets come in different designs and types, depending on their material, the time they were designed, and the purposes for their design. Besides, these lockets have been designed to support different forms of keepsakes. Let’s look at the different forms of lockets explained further.


Old Fashioned / Vintage Photo Lockets

Lockets have remained to be popular for centuries. They have a unique appeal and charm, which has allowed this magical jewelry to stay in power for the longest time possible. Perhaps, it might be the ability for the lockets to keep someone’s treasured memories close to their hearts that draws both men and women to lockets.

For ladies, lockets are the perfect gift for themselves or anyone close to them.

For men, on the other hand, lockets are the ideal gifts that prove to women how much they mean to them, and it doesn’t matter whether this gift is for his wife, dear friends, daughter, or mother.

Old fashioned lockets or vintage photo lockets have been growing in popularity for several years now. These forms of jewelry have a very special appeal since they can show a person’s most essential and personal story that happened a long time ago. Today, most ladies personalize vintage locket with pictures of special significance.

Although it might be hard to find a vintage or old fashioned photo locket in today’s market, new lockets are being designed with a vintage or old-fashioned appeal. As a result, these lockets have captured the intrigue and essence of these timeless lockets. Almost everyone treasures and values vintage lockets. Their design and appearance are a true symbol of beauty, something every woman should possess.


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Modern Locket

Today’s lockets have turned out to be fine pieces of jewelry, especially when they have been designed by luxury brands. Modern lockets have been uniquely personalized and customized, and they come in different metals. Some of these metals include gold (yellow, white, and rose), platinum, and sterling silver. In addition, modern lockets comprise of customizable gemstones, which include diamonds, mother of pearl, howlite, opal, and red jasper among others.

Modern lockets give the wearer a special charm as well as a powerful appeal, especially in today’s highly social era, where everything looks public. In today’s social world, where everybody is sharing pictures and updating all their life moments on social media, privacy has turned out to be something of the past.

Yet, modern lockets will allow you to keep your most treasured moments, engravings, special messages, as well as photos to share your stories. Modern lockets will definitely give you the option to share your stories with everyone around you.


Mourning & Cremation Lockets

Mourning lockets or cremation lockets, also known as remembrance lockets, have been in use for the longest time possible. These lockets were very popular during the Victorian Era, in England. The main explanation behind this is that Queen Victoria was deeply mourning the death of her husband, and decided to wear a locket with a lock of his hair. This is said to have set this to be a fashion trend.

Mourning or cremation lockets are equipped with an inner compartment, which holds some amount of ashes of your relative or loved one. Most of these pendants have a small screw, either on the back or top, which allows you to access their compartment. These lockets provide a stylish and discreet way to wear something to commemorate someone you loved. Every cremation or mourning locket has a matching gold, stainless steel, or sterling silver chain necklace. This makes the cremation locket ready to wear as s tribute to your beloved one.

Most cremation lockets come with a kit containing glue, a small funnel, as well as sealing and filling instructions. The kits help to fill the locket easily, without any mess.


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Evermée Digital Locket / New-Age Locket

An evermée digital new-age locket is a piece of jewelry that assists you to keep all your treasured messages and photos nearer to your heart. We all know that our phones have the capabilities to store thousands of images. However, only a few of these images really matter to us. The digital lockets from evermée are designed to bring every important and special moment closer to your heart, no matter where you are. You can easily upload these photos using a special app on your phone.

You don’t have to worry about anything if you have thousands of pictures on your phone. The evermee digital locket will allow you to have one of these photos with you every day.

All you need to do is to select your favorite photo and upload it to the locket each day.

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Gerrit is co-founder of evermée and loves everything to do with fashion, food, or surfing.

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