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English Victorian Sterling Silver Book Chain Collar Necklace With Locket. Antique Aesthetic Era Victorian Jewelry. Hallmark Birmingham 1885

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This magnificent antique English locket and collar necklace is on a grand scale hails from the height of the Aesthetic Period during Victoria's reign. Superbly crafted in Birmingham England the elaborate and ornate book chain is heavy and thick with multiple interconnected links that are accented with star motifs and set with a multitude of big round disks. A highly unusual necklace. The matching locket is oversized too and bulbous with plenty of room to fit photo's or mementoes. It is decorated with engraving, rope and ball accents and star motifs that match the collar necklace. The locket is attached with a large spring ring clasp and it can be detached from the collar and worn separately.

Hallmarked on the back of the locket with the lion rampant, anchor for Birmingham, and a gothic date letter "L" for 1885. Also stamped with the makers mark "JB"

The collar measures 17" in length with the large ring bale adding a 3" drop. The locket alone measures 2" (5cm) high and 1-5/8" (4.2cm) wide with the piece weighing 55 grams. Condition is excellent with no issues and the locket snaps firmly shut.

An exquisite super quality piece of original antique Victorian jewelry! Browse more exceptional antique jewelry www.mercymadge.etsy.com

Please note purchase is for the bookchain locket necklace pictured, the last photo shows it against another one we have available here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/528145817/english-victorian-sterling-silver-collar?ref=listings_manager_table
This magnificent antique English locket and collar necklace is on a grand scale hails from the height of the Aesthetic Period during Victoria's reign. Superbly crafted in Birmingham England the elaborate and ornate book chain is heavy and thick with multiple interconnected links that are accented with star motifs and set with a multitude of big round disks. A highly unusual necklace. The matching locket is oversized too and bulbous with plenty of room to fit photo's or mementoes. It is decorated with engraving, rope and ball accents and star motifs that match the collar necklace. The locket is attached with a large spring ring clasp and it can be detached from the collar and worn separately.

Hallmarked on the back of the locket with the lion rampant, anchor for Birmingham, and a gothic date letter "L" for 1885. Also stamped with the makers mark "JB"

The collar measures 17" in length with the large ring bale adding a 3" drop. The locket alone measures 2" (5cm) high and 1-5/8" (4.2cm) wide with the piece weighing 55 grams. Condition is excellent with no issues and the locket snaps firmly shut.

An exquisite super quality piece of original antique Victorian jewelry! Browse more exceptional antique jewelry www.mercymadge.etsy.com

Please note purchase is for the bookchain locket necklace pictured, the last photo shows it against another one we have available here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/528145817/english-victorian-sterling-silver-collar?ref=listings_manager_table

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Every purchase will arrive in our complimentary custom packaging which is free of charge. Alternatively special or seasonal gift wrapping is available at checkout for a small charge. If you have any other special requests please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you
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Sometimes orders under $100 do include tracking however if you want to ensure tracking send us a request after ordering and we will do our best to comply without incurring extra expense.

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We stand behind every item we sell and our number one priority is that you are happy with your purchase. However if you are dissatisfied there is no negotiation for a partial refund. Your options are to return the item for a refund or exchange or to keep your purchase. Layaway items cannot be returned for a refund or exchange.
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Within the UK: 1-5 Business Days (Royal Mail First Class Post)
Outside the UK: 5-15 Business Days (Royal Mail International First Class)
Yes! If you are unhappy with your purchase simply let us know within 3 days and return the item within 7 days. Item must be in original condition. Notify us of the tracking number. We will process and issue a refund of the purchase price within 48 hours of receipt. Returns are not permitted after 7 days. Layaway items cannot be returned for a refund or exchange.

Items returned outside the terms of this policy will be subject to a 20% restocking fee. The buyer is responsible for all return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Yes we do! Drop us a line with your requirements and we notify you of the cost involved should you chose that option. We offer Royal Mail Guaranteed by 1pm Next Day for our UK customers and Global Express and Global Priority for our international clients.

English Victorian Sterling Silver Book Chain Collar Necklace With Locket. Antique Aesthetic Era Victorian Jewelry. Hallmark Birmingham 1885

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Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Necklace length: 17 Inches
  • Locket width: 1.60 Inches
  • Locket height: 2 Inches
  • Material: Sterling silver
  • Feedback: 537 reviews
  • Favorited by: 108 people
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Returns and exchanges accepted
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in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

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