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Traditionally given to a loved one, a locket signifies that you want to keep someone close to your heart, close enough to carry a picture of them or a locket of their hair.
Gold locket necklaces have timeless appeal and are well-received by all age groups. They are as popular an item of jewelry for an 18th or 21st birthday gift, or a prom gift as they are for a Christmas gift for your mother, daughter, niece or girlfriend.
Here we look at the best gold locket necklaces that we could find. If you prefer silver, we have a similar article on silver locket necklaces here Equally, you can also find two-tone, silver and gold-plated lockets.
Gold Church Doors Charm Necklace with Diamonds
This fabulous locket in 18ct gold from Annoushka features church doors which open would make the most perfect wedding gift. The doors have been set with 16 white diamonds in a lucky horseshoe. The charm hangs from a 14ct cable chain.
A perfect necklace for a bride, or the brides/grooms mother, it’s a wonderful necklace which is sure to bring back many happy memories and will be treasured a life time.
Gold Locket with “Love You Always” Engraved on the Back
A pretty heart-shaped solid gold locket necklace with swirls of engraving on the front and the message, “Love you always” on the back is sure to be treasured for a lifetime.
18k Gold Diamond and Multi Sapphire Heart-Shaped Locket
Beautifully feminine, in pink mother of pearl surrounded by diamonds and multi-coloured dazzling sapphires, this heart shaped locket will open to hold your precious photographs. The locket hangs from an oval-linked belcher chain.
White Gold Memory Keeper Locket
This stunning white gold vermeil locket opens to reveal six photographs of your choice (Lily Blanche who make these lockets will print out your photographs and fit them for you!). This is an heirloom piece and is sure to be treasured.
9k Jupiter Locket
This exquisite locket is crafted in 9ct gold and has a faceted sapphire-crystal glass, which holds the charms of your choice. A perfect way of holding all your cherished memories, symbolised by the charms, close to your heart.
Gold Angel Wings Locket
With gorgeous feathered angel wings which open to reveal a heart-shaped space to hold an image of your beloved, this locket will be treasured forever.
18k Gold Ruby Ladybird Locket Charm Pendant
Crafted in highly polished 18k gold, this fabulously detailed good-luck locket has been hand set with no less than 187 precious gemstones and is a most beautiful piece of jewellery. The ladybird’s red and pink sapphire-studded wings open to reveal a locket in which to hold your treasured memories. The gorgeous head of the ladybird hold nearly a half-carat (0.42ct) of black diamonds. Divine!
Gold Heart Shaped Locket with Diamond
With a beautiful white gold swirl, set with a real diamond, across the front of this heart-shaped locket, which adds elegance without being too sparkly. Perfect for daywear or dressed up for an evening. It is available with or without a chain.
White Topaz and Pink Sapphire Rectangular Locket
If you love pink and sparkles you may love this gorgeous gold plated-on-silver rectangular locket with pink sapphires and sparkling white topaz. The rectangular shape is really contemporary and we think this is a lovely, young locket for someone to hold a couple of treasured photographs.
Octagonal Locket with Lapis Lazuli
This stunning locket is sure to turn heads. Lapis Lazuli, one of the birthstones for December, has been set within this beautiful octagonal-shaped locket, with a sunray effect on the gold vermeil around the gemstone.
Solid Gold Round or Square Lockets
These elegant solid 9ct gold locket can be engraved and, when opened, will hold two photographs. These are beautiful and luxurious locket that is sure to be treasured for a lifetime. They can also be purchased on different length chains, which is great for those that want a longer or shorter chain on their pendant.
Oval Filigree Locket with Silver Bird Charm
A unique locket in 18kt gold vermeil the design of which was a little bird leaving the nest. In a filigree style, it has a sterling silver bird charm hanging from the bale and comes on a gold 18″ chain. The locket opens to reveal space to hold a favourite momento or charm.Oval Locket with Silver Bird Charm – Lily Blanche at Amazon
White Gold Locket in Heart-Shaped with Diamond
For those who love white gold, this solid gold heart-shaped locket will tick all the boxes – it has also been set with a real diamond.
Faberge 18ct Gold & Diamond Palais Tsarskeyo Selo Locket Pendant
What has to be the ultimate in luxury lockets, this exquisitely crafted pendant, which is adorned with 16 white diamonds, draws its inspiration from the original pieces of art that were Faberge eggs.