Victorian Sterling Repousse Bead Necklace 19" length
A fantastic and unusual strand of sterling repousse beads from the Victorian (ca1880) era! This stunning necklace is comprised of 23 sterling beads which have a very light, hollow center and an exquisite repousse surface. The sterling beads are strung on simple black silk string which is hand knotted in between each bead. The repousse design is absolutely beautiful with flowing floral and scrolled shapes and a rich patina graces the surface. The clasp is hidden within one of the beads and the necklace fits nicely along the collar of the neck. This stunning necklace makes a true statement when worn. It would be a perfect addition to any collection!
Measurements: The repousse beads measure approximately 17.43mm. The overall length of the necklace is 19".
Condition: The overall condition of this necklace is excellent. Besides normal surface wear, there is no apparent damage to the sterling beads and the stringing is in fine condition. The clasp is secure and in good working condition.