Lavallière

Lavallière

Lavallière A lavalier (or lavaliere or lavallière) is a necklace comprised of small links with a single, usually pearl, drop pendant. It is named after Louise Françoise de La Baume Le Blanc, Duchesse de La Vallière (1644-1710), mistress of Louis XIV and the design was...
Locket

Locket

Locket A locket is a closed memento receptacle with a hinge in which a photograph or portrait miniature could be held. Sometimes the hair of the person to be held close was inserted instead of an image. They were enhanced with gemstones, enamel, engraving and other...