Antique Book Chain Silver Necklace. English Sterling Silver Victorian Collar Necklace. Bookchain Locket Necklace. Antique Victorian Jewelry

$340.00

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Item details

Vintage from the 19th century

Material

925 sterling silver

Dimensions

Necklace length: 18 Inches

Circa 1850, this wonderful antique English sterling silver bookchain necklace is collar length and beautifully designed. Neoclassical in style, wide silver panels chased with lines are flanked by embossed beaded columns with the back left plain. The necklace terminates with a large spring loaded bolt ring that has a little nub on the side to anchor the ring in the perfect position on the chain. Subtle yet far from plain this attractive and versatile Victorian necklace has enough presence for wear on its own as a signature piece, or is equally at home when worn with large Victorian lockets and pendants. Lovely quality befitting a treasure over 150 years old and bound to bring joy to its new owner!

PLEASE NOTE: The locket shown is for display purposes only but available for purchase separately.

MATERIALS: Sterling Silver, tested

ERA: Victorian, circa 1850

MEASUREMENTS: 18" long (46mm) 3/4 wide (20mm). The bolt ring measures 16mm.

WEIGHT: 46 grams

HALLMARKS: None

CONDITION: Very condition with minor signs of surface wear to be expected from a piece of jewelry this age. The chain links have free movement, there is a very small tear at the edge of one of the panels and one of the small silver beads is missing which is barely noticeable and doesn't affect the durability or wear of the necklace . The darkened areas on the photos aren't tarnish they are caused by camera shadow, our photographs are taken with a magnified macro lens to show you every tiny detail so any scratches and marks that may appear are not visible in real life.

Browse beautifully curated jewelry from every era - Georgian - Victorian - Edwardian - Art Deco - Modern - at mercymadge.etsy.com - With new arrivals added to our shop daily we offer an interest free layaway plan as well as a no risk guarantee. Our international and domestic shipping includes tracking for your peace of mind. Your purchase will arrive gift wrapped in a Mercy Madge box, perfect for gift giving or safekeeping!

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For purchases over $150 we offer a free 60 day layaway term with a 20% deposit which is applied towards the item cost. Once paid we will reserve the item for you.

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