Victorian Sterling Silver Book Chain Collar Necklace
A fabulous Victorian (ca1880) sterling silver book chain. This wonderful piece is comprised of alternating round and rectangular shaped links. The rectangular shaped links are hollow inside and have a fine rope design on the top of each link. At the center of the chain is a large sized spring ring that opens and makes it easy to change the piece that hangs from it. A gorgeous necklace it can be worn alone or layered with other necklaces.
Measurements: The sterling silver book chain measures approximately 18" long. The round links measure approximately 3/4" in diameter, and the rectangular shaped links measure approximately 1/2" wide. The diameter of the clasp spring ring measures approximately 3/4".
Condition: The overall condition of the book chain is excellent. There are no significant scratches or dents in the silver links however there is normal wear to the surface, which is not uncommon for a Victorian piece. The clasp spring ring is secure and in good working condition.