Victorian Sterling Book Chain & Repousse Locket Necklace
A beautiful sterling chain and locket from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This fabulous piece is comprised of an ornate sterling locket which hangs from a long sterling book chain. The book chain consists of decorative round links that connect together with engraved sterling rings to form a gorgeous chain. The large oval shaped locket displays an intricate repousse design with a gorgeous floral motif. It opens to reveal 2 places for your favorite photographs inside, and hangs from a complimentary fluted bail, which connects to the spring ring at the center of the beautiful Victorian chain. This incredible necklace is a wonderful example of Victorian artistry and would make a very special addition to any collection!
Measurements: The sterling chain measures approximately 17" in length, is 5/16” at the widest point and 3/16" thick. The locket hangs approximately 2 1/4" long, is 1 3/8" wide and slightly less than 1/2" thick.
Condition: The overall condition of the chain and locket is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling setting and the spring ring is secure and in good working condition. The locket opens easily and fastens shut securely.